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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure™

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

Test Administration: October 3, 1998

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

    Both

1533
1544

1532

80.5
74.9

66.8

410
483

226

60.0
44.1

21.2
Early Childhood12472.68037.5
Elementary454 24841.1
Middle School3464.71450.0
Social Studies5377.43542.9
History5164.72832.1
English11177.54845.8
Reading13100.010.0
Mathematics7143.74330.2
General Science2466.71070.0
Physics966.7250.0
Chemistry1464.3366.7
Biology3675.01662.5
Earth Science560.01100.0
Latin333.3425.0
Music4240.51816.7
Visual Art2885.72050.0
Business1668.8837.5
Home Economics366.7----
Health Education2669.2837.5
Physical Education3378.81353.8
English as a Second Language1758.8560.0
Special Needs11883.13658.3
French1353.8955.6
German366.7----
Spanish4663.02634.6
Chinese1100.0----
Italian1100.0----
Russian--------
Portuguese--------
Technology Education250.0250.0
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech20.0250.0
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater4100.0----
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance2100.0----
     
All Subject Tests** 135967.968042.1
     
Communication and Literacy Skills and Subject Test115755.141387.97


Total Number of Test Takers: 2727
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 1708 (62.6%)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers: 1019 (37.4%)


Last Updated: October 3, 1998
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