Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL)

Program Year 2017-2018 Test Results by Category

| Description of Report | By Gender | By Ethnicity | By Primary Language |


Annual Summary of Test Taker Counts by Ethnicity
Program Year: September 2017 – August 2018

TestTotalEthnicity
Native American/
Alaskan Native
BlackAsian/ Pacific
Islander
HispanicWhiteOtherNo Response
N% PassN% PassN% PassN% PassN% PassN% PassN% PassN% Pass
01 Communication & Literacy Skills9,56580.0%2171.4%45562.2%35975.8%63561.3%7,57283.3%32969.0%19480.9%
Comm & Lit: Reading9,21285.8%2286.4%42872.9%35483.6%57973.6%7,34187.8%30878.9%18090.6%
Comm & Lit: Writing9,12185.4%1973.7%43767.7%35078.9%60367.0%7,21888.8%30676.5%18885.1%
02 Early Childhood1,30260.4%3- -4944.9%3275.0%8051.3%1,06660.9%4864.6%2470.8%
03 General Curriculum*3,32065.7%7- -10739.3%9077.8%12755.9%2,82266.9%9662.5%7163.4%
03 General Curriculum — Multi-Subject2,96377.6%4- -9665.6%7878.2%11165.8%2,53078.5%8077.5%6482.8%
03 General Curriculum — Mathematics**3,13366.5%6- -10737.4%7982.3%12554.4%2,66467.8%8867.0%6465.6%
06 History82777.1%1- -4055.0%1485.7%3568.6%69579.0%2272.7%2075.0%
07 English93282.4%1- -3850.0%2095.0%4461.4%76886.1%3764.9%2470.8%
08 Reading Specialist39372.0%1- -8- -5- -1471.4%35673.3%4- -5- -
09 Mathematics49772.4%2- -3043.3%3476.5%2657.7%37975.7%2263.6%4- -
10 General Science29082.8%2- -1030.0%1080.0%1080.0%23186.6%1668.8%1172.7%
11 Physics11767.5%- -- -1- -4- -9- -9570.5%4- -4- -
12 Chemistry13762.0%- -- -7- -1492.9%2- -10460.6%4- -6- -
13 Biology32370.6%1- -2152.4%1978.9%1936.8%24075.0%1353.8%1070.0%
14 Earth Science5248.1%- -- -2- -2- -3- -3850.0%2- -5- -
15 Latin and Classical Humanities2882.1%- -- -- -- -2- -- -- -2479.2%1- -1- -
16 Music26774.9%- -- -1450.0%1681.3%1250.0%21577.7%6- -4- -
17 Visual Art24993.2%1- -1080.0%7- -1190.9%20594.1%8- -7- -
19 Business7365.8%1- -4- -- -- -1- -6363.5%3- -1- -
21 Health/Family and Consumer Sciences23879.4%- -- -1060.0%2- -5- -20980.9%6- -6- -
22 Physical Education45152.8%1- -2615.4%3- -1741.2%38157.0%1421.4%9- -
26 French5874.1%- -- -9- -- -- -3- -4481.8%- -- -2- -
27 German8- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -8- -- -- -- -- -
28 Spanish20288.6%- -- -4- -3- -9193.4%9085.6%4- -1080.0%
29 Chinese (Mandarin)42100.0%- -- -- -- -37100.0%- -- -2- -1- -2- -
30 Italian8- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -7- -- -- -1- -
31 Russian3- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -3- -- -- -- -- -
32 Portuguese1258.3%- -- -1- -- -- -- -- -5- -5- -1- -
33 Technology/Engineering6657.6%- -- -2- -2- -3- -5160.8%5- -3- -
44 Speech4- -- -- -- -- -- -- -1- -3- -- -- -- -- -
45 Theater6994.2%- -- -4- -1- -1- -6095.0%2- -1- -
46 Dance2450.0%- -- -3- -- -- -2- -1668.8%1- -2- -
47 Middle School Mathematics43464.7%- -- -3636.1%2479.2%2360.9%31870.1%2035.0%1338.5%
48 Political Science/Political Philosophy2263.6%- -- -- -- -- -- -3- -1866.7%1- -- -- -
50 Middle School Humanities13243.9%1- -5- -3- -5- -11143.2%4- -3- -
51 Middle School Mathematics/Science6850.0%- -- -6- -3- -2- -5556.4%1- -1- -
52 Academically Advanced2- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -1- -- -- -1- -
53 Elementary Mathematics48845.5%1- -1741.2%1172.7%2035.0%41147.2%1513.3%1330.8%
54 English as a Second Language1,16354.8%- -- -7324.7%7455.4%13729.9%77464.0%6640.9%3938.5%
55 Adult Basic Education1283.3%- -- -1- -- -- -1- -8- -- -- -2- -
56 Sheltered English Immersion1,38673.4%2- -2245.5%2584.0%3956.4%1,23674.5%3661.1%2676.9%
90 Foundations of Reading4,16763.6%1154.5%18839.9%10669.8%20153.2%3,45165.7%12055.0%9061.1%
91 Vocational Technical Literacy Skills Test (VTLST)22875.9%- -- -8- -1- -1030.0%19877.3%7- -4- -
VTLST: Reading20495.6%- -- -8- -1- -7- -18095.6%4- -4- -
VTLST: Writing23177.5%- -- -8- -1- -9- -20278.7%7- -4- -

Note: Each test field row contains the number of candidates who took the test during the program year.

*The mathematics subtest of the General Curriculum assessment may be satisfied by passing any of the mathematics subtests: General Curriculum-Mathematics, Mathematics (Elementary), Mathematics (Middle School) or Mathematics.

**Results for the General Curriculum — Mathematics subtest do not include those candidates who took Mathematics (Elementary), Mathematics (Middle School) or Mathematics as an alternative to the General Curriculum—Mathematics subtest.

Last Updated: October 8, 2019

 
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