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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure™

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

Test Administration: July 11, 1998

Test NameFirst-Time Test TakersTest Retakers
N% PassingN% Passing
Communication and Literacy Skills:
    Reading
    Writing

    Both

1702
1717

1702

80
78

70

333
460

229

57
52

22
Early Childhood149645237
Elementary4736218729
Middle School47662100
Social Studies128501127
History67552124
English171742737
Reading7100  
Mathematics79462524
General Science4168250
Physics967- 
Chemistry74310
Biology6972863
Earth Science450- 
Latin83820
Music51491331
Visual Art65631010
Business3456250
Home Economics2100- 
Health Education2471450
Physical Education5470729
English as a Second Language22911100
Special Needs189801765
French2045250
German3100- 
Spanish4652933
Chinese- - 
Italian2100- 
Russian-  - 
Portuguese-  - 
Technology Education45010
     
All Subject Tests17756440433
     
Communication and Literacy Skills and Subject Test1597521456


Last Updated: July 11, 1998
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