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Homeless Student Achievement in Science - LEAs without Subgrants, Elementary School: 2014-15 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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National  41%
US       41%
Alabama  19%
AL       19%
Alaska  23%
AK       23%
Arizona  37%
AZ       37%
Arkansas  50%
AR       50%
California  38%
CA       38%
Colorado  18%
CO       18%
Connecticut  63%
CT       63%
Delaware  13%
DE       13%
District of Columbia  -
DC -
Florida  37%
FL       37%
Georgia  21%
GA       21%
Hawaii  -
HI -
Idaho  38%
ID       38%
Illinois  -
IL -
Indiana  55%
IN       55%
Iowa  59%
IA       59%
Kansas  90%
KS       90%
Kentucky  -
KY -
Louisiana  57%
LA       57%
Maine  35%
ME       35%
Maryland  36%
MD       36%
Massachusetts  24%
MA       24%
Michigan  <=10%
MI <=10%
Minnesota  31%
MN       31%
Mississippi  54%
MS       54%
Missouri  24%
MO       24%
Montana  38%
MT       38%
Nebraska  40%
NE       40%
Nevada  39%
NV       39%
New Hampshire  21%
NH       21%
New Jersey  -
NJ -
New Mexico  25%
NM       25%
New York  77%
NY       77%
North Carolina  24%
NC       24%
North Dakota  36%
ND       36%
Ohio  48%
OH       48%
Oklahoma  39%
OK       39%
Oregon  47%
OR       47%
Pennsylvania  -
PA -
Puerto Rico  -
PR -
Rhode Island  20%
RI       20%
South Carolina  53%
SC       53%
South Dakota  54%
SD       54%
Tennessee  41%
TN       41%
Texas  54%
TX       54%
Utah  26%
UT       26%
Vermont  27%
VT       27%
Virginia  59%
VA       59%
Washington  38%
WA       38%
West Virginia  25%
WV       25%
Wisconsin  66%
WI       66%
Wyoming  32%
WY       32%

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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: 2014-15; 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, 2014-15: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 03/14/2017