Office of Educator Preparation

Educator Preparation Candidate Performance Data

University of Southern Maine

Educator Preparation Candidate Performance Data


Initial teacher certification candidates who complete all state-approved program requirements are eligible to be recommended to the state for certification. Requirements include the following: required credits, coursework, and fieldwork; passing Praxis Core scores; and completion of Praxis II exam(s).

Link to: 2014-2016 Candidate Performance Data
 

Designated Institution Data: University of Southern Maine 1-year Pass Rate and Mean Scores

(Highest Score - Praxis Core / Praxis II)

Mean Scores of USM education preparation completers from 9/1/17 - 8/31/18 exceeded Maine’s Praxis II and Core passing scores.

Testing Year: September 1, 2017 - August 31, 2018:

Test Name Total N of test takers # Pass % Pass Maine Passing Scores USM Mean Scores
Art: Content Knowledge (5134/0134) 5 3 60.00 158 **
Biology: Content Knowledge (5235/0235) 11 11 100.00 150 170
Chemistry: Content Knowledge (5245/0245) 1 * * 151 **
Education of Young Children (5024/0024) 1 * * 160 **
Elem Ed: MS Mathematics Subtest (5003/0003) 33 31 93.94 157 179
Elem Ed: MS Reading Lang Arts Subtest (5002/0002) 33 33 100.00 157 178
Elem Ed: MS Science Subtest (5005/0005) 33 32 96.97 159 174
Elem Ed: MS Social Studies Subtest (5004/0004) 32 29 90.63 155 172
English Lang Arts: Content Knowledge (5038/0038) 11 11 100.00 167 183
English to Speakers of Other Languages (5362/0362) 14 14 100.00 155 **
Family and Consumer Sciences (5122/0122) 1 * * 153 **
French: World Language (5174/0174) 2 * * 162 **
General Science: Content Knowledge (5435/0435) 8 8 100.00 153 **
Gifted Education (5358/0358) 3 * * 157 **
Health Education (5551/0551) 1 * * 156 **
Mathematics: Content Knowledge (5161/0161) 7 4 57.14 160 **
Middle School English Language Arts (5047/0047) 3 * * 164 **
Middle School Mathematics (5169/0169) 2 * * 165 **
Middle School Science (5440/0440) 3 * * 150 **
Middle School Social Studies (5089/0089) 2 * * 153 **
Music: Content Knowledge (5113/0113) 2 * * 151 **
Principles of Learn Teach: Early Child (5621/0621) 1 * * 157 **
Principles of Learn Teach: Grades 7-12 (5624/0624) 6 6 100.00 157 **
Principles of Learn Teach: Grades K-6 (5622/0622) 1 * * 160 **
Professional School Counselor (5421/0421) 6 6 100.00 156 **
Reading Specialist (5301/0301) 11 10 90.91 164 **
School Leaders Licensure Assessment (6011/1011) 2 * * 163 **
Social Studies: Content Knowledge (5081/0081) 13 10 76.92 157 **
Spanish: World Language (5195/0195) 2 * * 168 **
Special Ed: Core Know Severe/Prof App (5545/0545) 2 * * 158 **
Special Ed: Core Knowledge & Applic (5354/0354) 24 24 100.00 151 **
Special Ed: Ed of Deaf & HOH Students (5272/0272) 1 * * 160 **
Special Ed: Preschool/Early Childhood (5691/0691) 1 * * 159 **
Theatre (5641/0641) 1 * * 146 **
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading (5712) ** ** ** 156 190
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing (5722) ** ** ** 162 175
Core Academic Skills for Educators: Math (5732) ** ** ** 150 173

 * No data displayed because the test taker count is fewer than 5

 ** No data displayed because the program completer test taker count is fewer than 5, or is unavailable