Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) Licensure Test Pass Rates

Description of Measure

OAE or Other Pass Rates—Initial Licensure Programs: As part of the process of becoming a licensed educator in particular areas in Ohio’s pre-kindergarten through grade 12 system, candidates must pass licensure exams. Depending upon the content area, the tests for initial licensure are the Ohio Assessment for Educators, the ACTFL/LTI examinations for candidates who wish to teach world languages and Praxis assessments in selected areas.

OAE or Other Pass Rates—Initial Licensure Programs
Analysis of Results Comparisons with Benchmarks Data Source
The results indicate that Miami University program completers are successful in passing the state-required licensure examinations.  On average, 98% of Miami University program completers pass the state’s licensure examinations.   Miami University program completers perform better than the state as a whole on the required licensure examinations.  The pass rate for Miami University in 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 was three points higher than the pass rate for the state as a whole. 

Initial Programs: Overall Licensure Test Pass Rates Miami University and State 2014-2017

The results indicate that Miami University program completers perform exceptionally well on the state-required Assessment of Professional Knowledge exams, with 100% pass rate on three of the four exams. The pass rates for the Early Childhood Education, Art, Music, and all of the Adolescence to Young Adult content areas were 100%.  The pass rates for Middle Childhood content area were 100% for Social Studies and Mathematics.  The lowest pass rate was for Middle Grades Science, but the rate was still high at 91%.

Initial Programs:  Licensure Test Pass Rates by Test Miami University Program Completers 2016-2017

 

Description of Measure

OAE or Other Pass Rates—Advanced Programs: As part of the process of becoming a licensed educator, administrator, or other school professional, candidates must pass licensure exams.

OAE or Other Pass Rates—Advanced Programs
Analysis of Results Comparisons with Benchmarks Data Source
The results indicate that Miami University completers of advanced programs perform exceptionally well on the licensure tests, with pass rates ranging from 95% on Reading Subtest II to 100% for Computer Technology, Reading Subtest I, and School Psychologist.   Miami University advanced program completers perform better than the state as a whole on the required licensure examinations.  The pass rate for Miami University for Educational Leadership of 96% was 13 points above the state pass rate of 83%.  The Miami pass rate for School Psychology was 100% while the national pass rate was 95%.  The Miami pass rate for Reading was 7 points higher for Subtest I and 2 points higher for Subtest II.  Similarly, the Miami pass rate for Computer Technology was 5 points higher for Subtest II and 3 points higher for Subtest I.

Advanced Programs: Licensure Test Pass Rates Miami University and State 2016-2017

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Miami University 2016-2017 Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE) Pass Rates
Test Pass Rate Miami Mean Score
APK: AYA (7-12) 97% 256.8*
APK: EC (PK-3) 96% 252.2*
APK: Mid Childhood (4-9) 98% 252.2*
APK: Multi-Age (PK-12) 94% 252.0*
Art 92% 239.8*
Biology N/A Low N
Chemistry N/A Low N
Early Childhood Education 96% 252.3*
Earth and Space Science N/A Low N
English Language Arts 73% 239.8
Integrated Social Studies 81% 241.3*
Mathematics 79% 245.5*
Mid Grades English Language Arts 100% 262.1*
Mid Grades Mathematics 100% 251.7*
Mid Grades Science 79% 239.1
Mid Grades Social Science 96% 241.7*
Music 75% 241.8*
PreK Subtest I N/A Low N
PreK Subtest II N/A Low N
Reading Subtest I 100% 252.9*
Reading Subtest II 95% 256.2*
Special Education 92% 251.4*
TOTAL 93%

*Indicates mean scores above the state average