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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: November 25, 2013 - January 19, 2014

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading1,26883.024454.5
Writing1,22488.623456.8
Both Subtests1,12689.86946.4
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading--------
Writing--------
Both Subtests--------
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood11548.79232.6
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject40866.218538.9
General Curriculum: Mathematics40653.030240.1
History8884.14348.8
English12788.21323.1
Reading Specialist2556.01330.8
Mathematics7772.71136.4
General Science2781.540.0
Physics977.8977.8
Chemistry1560.030.0
Biology2580.01421.4
Earth Science475.010.0
Latin and Classical Humanities--------
Music--------
Visual Art--------
Business--------
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences--------
Physical Education3542.92313.0
French--------
German--------
Spanish--------
Chinese (Mandarin)--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology/Engineering--------
Speech--------
Theater--------
Dance--------
Middle School Mathematics3363.62343.5
Political Science/Political Philosophy--------
Middle School Humanities--------
Middle School Mathematics/Science1030.020.0
Academically Advanced--------
Elementary Mathematics5145.11811.1
English as a Second Language--------
Adult Basic Education--------
Foundations of Reading56764.726242.0
 
All Subject Tests2,02263.61,00938.0
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test20675.21553.3


Total Number of Test Takers:4,062
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:2,735 ( 67.8)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:1,309 ( 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: February 7, 2014
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