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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL)

Number of Examinees and Percent of Examinees Passing Each Test by Examinee Category*

Test Administration: December 24, 2012 - February 17, 2013

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading1,26687.021754.4
Writing1,24786.818149.2
Both Subtests1,14888.35635.7
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading--------
Writing--------
Both Subtests--------
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood9459.68528.2
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject36463.519630.1
General Curriculum: Mathematics35550.126535.8
History10979.84531.1
English13482.82642.3
Reading Specialist--------
Mathematics--------
General Science--------
Physics--------
Chemistry--------
Biology--------
Earth Science--------
Latin and Classical Humanities--------
Music--------
Visual Art--------
Business--------
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences--------
Physical Education--------
French--------
German--------
Spanish--------
Chinese (Mandarin)--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology/Engineering--------
Speech--------
Theater--------
Dance--------
Middle School Mathematics--------
Political Science/Political Philosophy--------
Middle School Humanities--------
Middle School Mathematics/Science--------
Academically Advanced--------
Elementary Mathematics--------
English as a Second Language--------
Adult Basic Education--------
Foundations of Reading48664.825747.1
 
All Subject Tests1,54263.487437.1
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test18960.330.0


Total Number of Test Takers:3520
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:2386 ( 67.8)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:1134 ( 32.2)
  • First-Time Test Takers = candidates who took the test for the first time on the test date indicated.
  • Test Retakers = candidates who retook the test they took on a previous test date.
  • Caution should be used in interpreting data based on small numbers of test takers.
  • The test takers whose data are presented in this table may not reflect the same performance as that of future test takers.


Last Updated: May 13, 2013
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