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Percent Proficient on the State Assessment in Math, High School - American Indian and Alaskan Native: 2015-16 1

The percentage of American Indian and Alaskan Native students in high school who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in math. Due to the variation between states in content, standards, and assessments, it is not possible to compare state assessment data across states. [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  17%
AL 17%
Alaska  0
AK 0
Arizona  8%
AZ 8%
Arkansas  24%
AR 24%
California  22%
CA 22%
Colorado  16%
CO 16%
Connecticut  28%
CT 28%
Delaware  32%
DE 32%
District of Columbia  S
DC S
Florida  40%
FL 40%
Georgia  41%
GA 41%
Hawaii  33%
HI 33%
Idaho  15%
ID 15%
Illinois  18%
IL 18%
Indiana  28%
IN 28%
Iowa  63%
IA 63%
Kansas  11%
KS 11%
Kentucky  41%
KY 41%
Louisiana  58%
LA 58%
Maine  21%
ME 21%
Maryland  82%
MD 82%
Massachusetts  69%
MA 69%
Michigan  27%
MI 27%
Minnesota  20%
MN 20%
Mississippi  16%
MS 16%
Missouri  50%
MO 50%
Montana  35%
MT 35%
Nebraska  34%
NE 34%
Nevada  67%
NV 67%
New Hampshire  26%
NH 26%
New Jersey  18%
NJ 18%
New Mexico  8.2%
NM 8.2%
New York  91%
NY 91%
North Carolina  29%
NC 29%
North Dakota  13%
ND 13%
Ohio  42%
OH 42%
Oklahoma  69.2%
OK 69.2%
Oregon  17%
OR 17%
Pennsylvania  53%
PA 53%
Puerto Rico  0
PR 0
Rhode Island  6%
RI 6%
South Carolina  72%
SC 72%
South Dakota  11%
SD 11%
Tennessee  10%
TN 10%
Texas  71%
TX 71%
Utah  11%
UT 11%
Vermont  S
VT S
Virginia  79%
VA 79%
Washington  21%
WA 21%
West Virginia  23%
WV 23%
Wisconsin  15%
WI 15%
Wyoming  9%
WY 9%

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1 Description: The percentage of American Indian and Alaskan Native students in high school who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in math. Due to the variation between states in content, standards, and assessments, it is not possible to compare state assessment data across states.; Academic Year: 2015-16; Grade: HS; Note: The state-reported percentage of high school students, by subgroup, who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in math. 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. Cells with a dash (-) indicate that the data are not available. The symbol "n <" indicates that the data have been suppressed due to a small count. Over 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: 07/20/2017