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Homeless Student Achievement in Science - LEAs without Subgrants, Elementary School: 2013-14 1

The percentage of homeless studentsin LEAS without McKinney-Vento subgrants in elementary 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  75%
AL 75%
Alaska  30%
AK 30%
Arizona  36%
AZ 36%
Arkansas  50%
AR 50%
California  41%
CA 41%
Colorado  19%
CO 19%
Connecticut  54%
CT 54%
Delaware  30%
DE 30%
District of Columbia  46%
DC 46%
Florida  34%
FL 34%
Georgia  72%
GA 72%
Hawaii  -
HI -
Idaho  89%
ID 89%
Illinois  n<
IL n<
Indiana  63%
IN 63%
Iowa  70%
IA 70%
Kansas  -
KS -
Kentucky  59%
KY 59%
Louisiana  55%
LA 55%
Maine  34%
ME 34%
Maryland  43%
MD 43%
Massachusetts  28%
MA 28%
Michigan  6%
MI 6%
Minnesota  28%
MN 28%
Mississippi  60%
MS 60%
Missouri  27%
MO 27%
Montana  44%
MT 44%
Nebraska  34%
NE 34%
Nevada  59%
NV 59%
New Hampshire  25%
NH 25%
New Jersey  -
NJ -
New Mexico  26%
NM 26%
New York  81%
NY 81%
North Carolina  26%
NC 26%
North Dakota  38%
ND 38%
Ohio  60%
OH 60%
Oklahoma  42%
OK 42%
Oregon  49%
OR 49%
Pennsylvania  -
PA -
Puerto Rico  -
PR -
Rhode Island  19%
RI 19%
South Carolina  51%
SC 51%
South Dakota  40%
SD 40%
Tennessee  50%
TN 50%
Texas  60%
TX 60%
Utah  26%
UT 26%
Vermont  -
VT -
Virginia  48%
VA 48%
Washington  44%
WA 44%
West Virginia  31%
WV 31%
Wisconsin  67%
WI 67%
Wyoming  26%
WY 26%

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1 Description: The percentage of homeless studentsin LEAS without McKinney-Vento subgrants in elementary 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: N/A; Note: The state-reported percentage of homeless students in LEAS without McKinney-Vento subgrants in elementary 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