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Homeless Student Achievement in Reading - LEAs with Subgrants, Grade 4: 2015-16 1

The percentage of homeless students served by McKinney-Vento subgrants in fourth grade who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in reading. 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  -
US -
Alabama  22%
AL 22%
Alaska  -
AK -
Arizona  28%
AZ 28%
Arkansas  23%
AR 23%
California  24.9%
CA 24.9%
Colorado  18%
CO 18%
Connecticut  13%
CT 13%
Delaware  40%
DE 40%
District of Columbia  9%
DC 9%
Florida  29.0%
FL 29.0%
Georgia  16%
GA 16%
Hawaii  24%
HI 24%
Idaho  23%
ID 23%
Illinois  14%
IL 14%
Indiana  43%
IN 43%
Iowa  38%
IA 38%
Kansas  20%
KS 20%
Kentucky  37%
KY 37%
Louisiana  58%
LA 58%
Maine  <=20%
ME <=20%
Maryland  14%
MD 14%
Massachusetts  22%
MA 22%
Michigan  26%
MI 26%
Minnesota  19%
MN 19%
Mississippi  17%
MS 17%
Missouri  30%
MO 30%
Montana  21%
MT 21%
Nebraska  63%
NE 63%
Nevada  28%
NV 28%
New Hampshire  22%
NH 22%
New Jersey  23%
NJ 23%
New Mexico  10%
NM 10%
New York  24.50%
NY 24.50%
North Carolina  21%
NC 21%
North Dakota  23%
ND 23%
Ohio  27%
OH 27%
Oklahoma  52%
OK 52%
Oregon  27%
OR 27%
Pennsylvania  29%
PA 29%
Puerto Rico  41%
PR 41%
Rhode Island  <=20%
RI <=20%
South Carolina  23%
SC 23%
South Dakota  17%
SD 17%
Tennessee  S
TN S
Texas  58%
TX 58%
Utah  21%
UT 21%
Vermont  <50%
VT <50%
Virginia  57%
VA 57%
Washington  33%
WA 33%
West Virginia  34%
WV 34%
Wisconsin  10%
WI 10%
Wyoming  40%
WY 40%

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1 Description: The percentage of homeless students served by McKinney-Vento subgrants in fourth grade who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in reading. Due to the variation between states in content, standards, and assessments, it is not possible to compare state and years.; Academic Year: 2015-16; Grade: 4; Note: The state-reported percentage of homeless students served by McKinney-Vento subgrants in fourth grade who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in reading. 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, 2015-16: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 09/18/2018