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Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure™

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

Test Administration: June 12, 1999

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

    Both

2801
2792

2772

79.3
80.6

70.5

510
733

226

59.8
57.4

18.6
Early Childhood15775.26650.0
Elementary52869.325843.0
Middle School5667.91338.5
Social Studies10757.02218.2
History8762.13122.6
English19269.36839.7
Reading3675.01100.0
Mathematics8247.63828.9
General Science3675.01040.0
Physics1566.7616.7
Chemistry2552.0666.7
Biology6070.02157.1
Earth Science1435.7650.0
Latin742.930.0
Music7054.33435.3
Visual Art5457.4650.0
Business2871.4825.0
Home Economics1181.8----
Health Education2254.51353.8
Physical Education5168.61145.5
English as a Second Language1675.0560.0
Special Needs20385.23040.0
French2277.3944.4
German1100.0----
Spanish5271.22347.8
Chinese--------
Italian3100.01100.0
Russian250.0----
Portuguese2100.0----
Technology Education944.4250.0
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cambodian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Cape Verdean--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Chinese250.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Haitian-Creole--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Italian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Laotian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Portuguese4100.0----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Russian--------
Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish1181.8----
Transitional Bilingual Education: Vietnamese--------
Communication and Performing Arts: Speech540.0----
Communication and Performing Arts: Theater887.5----
Communication and Performing Arts: Dance1100.0----
     
All Subject Tests197968.569141.1
     
Communication and Literacy Skills and Subject Test123557.25444.55


Total Number of Test Takers: 4916
Number (Percent) of First-Time Test Takers: 3409 (69.3)
Number (Percent) of Test Retakers: 1507 (30.7)


Last Updated: June 12, 1999
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