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; required credits, coursework, and fieldwork; and successfully pass the appropriate Praxis I and II exams are recommended to the state for certification. 

 

USM program completers from 9/1/15 - 8/31/16 have a mean GPA in area of teaching/content specialty of 3.30

 

USM education preparation completers from 9/1/14 - 8/31/15 exceeded Maine’s Praxis II and Core passing scores:

Certification Areas Scores

Maine Passing Scores

USM Mean Scores

(5002) Elem Ed (K-8): Reading & Language Arts

157

173.72

(5003) Elem Ed (K-8): Mathematics

157

176.33

(5004) Elem Ed (K-8): Social Studies

155

171.1

(5005) Elem Ed (K-8): Science

159

175.97

(5038) English Language Arts: Content Knowledge

167

183.6

(5081) Social Studies: Content Knowledge

157

170.92

(5089) Middle School Social Studies

153

169.2

(5113) Music: Content Knowledge

151

170.55

(5134) Art: Content Knowledge

158

162

(5161) Mathematics: Content Knowledge

160

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(5169) Middle School Mathematics

165

175.78

(5195) Spanish: World Language

168

*

(5235) Biology: Content Knowledge

150

171.8

(5245) Chemistry: Content Knowledge

151

154.4

(5265) Physics: Content Knowledge

141

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(5301) Reading Specialist

164

184.83

(5354) Special Ed: Core Knowledge

151

177.3

(5361) English to Speakers of Other Languages

144

165.4

(5435) General Science: Content Knowledge

153

169.56

(5440) Middle School Science

150

168.75

(5691) Special Ed: Preschool/Early Childhood

159

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(5712) Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading

156

186.81

(5722) Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing

162

173.59

(5732) Core Academic Skills for Educators: Math

150

165.83

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