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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: October 27, 2014 - December 21, 2014

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
Reading1,27285.129948.8
Writing1,27285.527948.4
Both Subtests1,14887.710138.6
Vocational Technical Literacy Skills:
Reading2495.8250.0
Writing2470.8633.3
Both Subtests2268.210.0
Subject Tests:
Early Childhood11448.211525.2
General Curriculum: Multi-Subject37070.320254.0
General Curriculum: Mathematics35252.036140.4
History9263.04027.5
English10682.13435.3
Reading Specialist4261.92626.9
Mathematics5174.53447.1
General Science2095.0520.0
Physics683.3450.0
Chemistry1353.8714.3
Biology3183.91428.6
Earth Science250.030.0
Latin and Classical Humanities2100.0----
Music--------
Visual Art2996.6250.0
Business650.0333.3
Health/Family and Consumer Sciences2382.6425.0
Physical Education4447.74025.0
French--------
German--------
Spanish--------
Chinese (Mandarin)--------
Italian--------
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology/Engineering850.0333.3
Speech1100.0----
Theater--------
Dance3100.01100.0
Middle School Mathematics5869.02326.1
Political Science/Political Philosophy250.010.0
Middle School Humanities366.750.0
Middle School Mathematics/Science742.9250.0
Academically Advanced--------
Elementary Mathematics5651.82626.9
English as a Second Language13345.16929.0
Adult Basic Education1100.0----
Sheltered English Immersion11158.6977.8
Foundations of Reading45760.633137.2
 
All Subject Tests2,14361.81,36437.9
 
Communication & Literacy Skills and Subject Test18070.62416.7


Total Number of Test Takers:4,635
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers:2,932 ( 63.3)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers:1,703 ( 36.7)
  • 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: January 14, 2015
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