2010-2011 State Licensure Assessment Pass Rates

STATE OF COMPLETERS
Teacher candidates who completed their program of study in the 2010-2011 academic year have been highly successful at passing their New York State Teacher Certification Licensure Examinations. All program completers have had a 100% passing rate on the Liberal Arts and Sciences Test (LAST), Assessment of Teaching Skills–Written (ATS-W), and content specialty tests (CST). LAST and ATS-W are the two most frequently taken exams required of all candidates seeking certification in grades 7-12 in the Education Department. LAST, ATS-W, and pass rates across subject-program content areas, and summary pass rates are specified below.
 
RESULTS OF STATE LICENSURE TESTS/EXAMS FOR 2010-2011 AY
 
Test Code/Field/Category
 
Assessment Test Name
Status Pass/Fail
Siena Average Pass Rate
NYS State Average Pass Rate
 
 
 
(%)
(%)
Basic Skills
 
 
 
 
1
 Liberal Arts & Sciences Test (LAST)*
Pass
100%
99%
Professional Knowledge/Pedagogy
 
 
 
 
91
 Secondary ATS-W*
Pass
100%
99%
Academic Content Areas
 
 
 
 
69
 CST—Business and Marketing
Pass
100%
87%
6
 CST—Biology
--
--
--
7
 CST—Chemistry
Pass
100%
95%
3
 CST—English Language Arts
Pass
100%
92%
12
 CST—French
--
--
--
4
 CST—Mathematics
Pass
100%
98%
9
 CST—Physics
--
--
--
20
 CST—Spanish
--
--
--
5
 CST—Social Studies (History)
Pass
100%
90%
Summary Pass Rate*
 2010-11 Total
Pass
100%
93%
 
 

**Data obtained from New York State Education Department’s Teacher Certification Examinations Pass Rate Datareport sorted by test area. Pass/fail performance status is based on the total number of completers who took and passed the test one time or multiple times at a single test administration. The exact pass rate by program and/or content area is determined by the Education Department.

 

 

Contact: Doreen Dedjoe
Contact E-mail: ddedjoe@siena.edu