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Homeless Student Achievement in Science - LEAs with Subgrants, High School: 2013-14 1

The percentage of homeless students served by McKinney-Vento subgrants in high school who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in science. Due to the variation between states in content, standards, and assessments, it is not possible to compare state and years. [More about...]

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State assessments, which are used to measure student achievement in reading, math, and science, are designed by each state to measure the content the state has determined appropriate for that grade and subject. As a result, both the content on the tests and achievement standards students must meet to be considered “proficient” vary widely across states, so proficiency rates should not be compared across states. Many states have also changed their standards and assessments at some point in the process of measuring their students, so it is often not possible to create a trend line that looks at changes in achievement across years, since a change could actually reflect a change in the assessment.

Through the 2009-10 school year, states were allowed to calculate student graduation rates differently, as long as the figure represents students who graduated in the standard number of years (i.e., four). Starting in the 2010-11, states converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate, which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states.

For detailed information about state assessments and graduation rates, please see the state Accountability Workbooks, which can be found at: State Accountability Workbooks: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/stateplans03/index.html

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Alabama  -
AL -
Alaska  44%
AK 44%
Arizona  31%
AZ 31%
Arkansas  18%
AR 18%
California  35%
CA 35%
Colorado  -
CO -
Connecticut  36%
CT 36%
Delaware  20%
DE 20%
District of Columbia  39%
DC 39%
Florida  47%
FL 47%
Georgia  57%
GA 57%
Hawaii  16%
HI 16%
Idaho  65%
ID 65%
Illinois  16%
IL 16%
Indiana  25%
IN 25%
Iowa  50%
IA 50%
Kansas  -
KS -
Kentucky  19%
KY 19%
Louisiana  40%
LA 40%
Maine  <=20%
ME <=20%
Maryland  72%
MD 72%
Massachusetts  27%
MA 27%
Michigan  12%
MI 12%
Minnesota  15%
MN 15%
Mississippi  53%
MS 53%
Missouri  35%
MO 35%
Montana  21%
MT 21%
Nebraska  37%
NE 37%
Nevada  57%
NV 57%
New Hampshire  4%
NH 4%
New Jersey  39%
NJ 39%
New Mexico  %
NM %
New York  70%
NY 70%
North Carolina  27%
NC 27%
North Dakota  56%
ND 56%
Ohio  45%
OH 45%
Oklahoma  31%
OK 31%
Oregon  40%
OR 40%
Pennsylvania  23%
PA 23%
Puerto Rico  42%
PR 42%
Rhode Island  <50%
RI <50%
South Carolina  57%
SC 57%
South Dakota  47%
SD 47%
Tennessee  28%
TN 28%
Texas  78%
TX 78%
Utah  18%
UT 18%
Vermont  n<
VT n<
Virginia  60%
VA 60%
Washington  56%
WA 56%
West Virginia  21%
WV 21%
Wisconsin  28%
WI 28%
Wyoming  <=20%
WY <=20%

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1 Description: The percentage of homeless students served by McKinney-Vento subgrants in high school who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in science. Due to the variation between states in content, standards, and assessments, it is not possible to compare state and years. ; Academic Year: 2013-14; Grade: HS; Note: The state-reported percentage of homeless students served by McKinney-Vento subgrants in high school who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in science. Each state is required to administer annual tests in grades 3-8 and once in high school in reading/language arts and mathematics. The tests are designed by each state to measure the content the state has determined appropriate for that grade and subject. Both the content and achievement standards vary widely across states, so proficiency rates cannot be compared between states. A dash (-) indicate that the data are missing or not available. The symbol "n <" indicates that the data have been suppressed due to a small count. Values that include a ">=" or "<=" have been top and bottom coded. Explanation of the methodology used for top and bottom coding can be found in the FAQs. ; Source: EDFacts/Consolidated State Performance Report, 2013-14: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 09/03/2015