NYS Certification Exam Pass Rates

Summarizing Adelphi’s successful certification pass rates.

Teacher candidates who have completed their program of study at the Ruth S. Ammon School of Education have also been highly successful at passing their New York State Teacher Certification Exams. 


New York State requires all teacher candidates to pass 3 exams: the educative Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA), the Educating All Students test (EAS) and the appropriate Content Specialty Test (CST). These exams were implemented or revised in New York State in 2014. The edTPA is being used by over 500 educator preparation programs in 34 states and the District of Columbia.

Pass Rates for Teacher Certification Exams
Academic Year 2015–2016 and Academic Year 2016–2017
Program Completers

Exam

AY 15–16

AY 16–17

N

% Passing

N

% Passing

EAS-Educating All Students

208

98%

211

97%

edTPA-Teacher Performance Assessment

128

100%

123

91%

CST-Content Specialty Test (all exams)

291

93%

223

91%

Pass rates include safety net regulations (as of June 2015; which expire June 2018).
Program Completer data includes all exams taken through August 31, 2017.

SCALE and Pearson jointly provide comparison scores from the State and National for the calendar years of 2015, 2016, and 2017. Please view the summaries of the reports.

 
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