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Percent Proficient on the State Assessment in Math, Grade 4 - Children with Disabilities: 2004-05 1

The percentage of children with disabilities in fourth grade 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:

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US †
Alabama  36.3%
AL 36.3%
Alaska  39.4%
AK 39.4%
Arizona  36.6%
AZ 36.6%
Arkansas  14.0%
AR 14.0%
California  25.3%
CA 25.3%
Colorado  60.8%
CO 60.8%
Connecticut  46.0%
CT 46.0%
Delaware  -
DE -
District of Columbia  -
DC -
Florida  40.0%
FL 40.0%
Georgia  48.7%
GA 48.7%
Hawaii  5.4%
HI 5.4%
Idaho  68.8%
ID 68.8%
Illinois  -
IL -
Indiana  48.0%
IN 48.0%
Iowa  48.8%
IA 48.8%
Kansas  73.6%
KS 73.6%
Kentucky  -
KY -
Louisiana  38.6%
LA 38.6%
Maine  19.0%
ME 19.0%
Maryland  48.9%
MD 48.9%
Massachusetts  15.0%
MA 15.0%
Michigan  54.0%
MI 54.0%
Minnesota  -
MN -
Mississippi  55.0%
MS 55.0%
Missouri  26.2%
MO 26.2%
Montana  31.7%
MT 31.7%
Nebraska  69.5%
NE 69.5%
Nevada  -
NV -
New Hampshire  -
NH -
New Jersey  55.3%
NJ 55.3%
New Mexico  15.6%
NM 15.6%
New York  -
NY -
North Carolina  74.0%
NC 74.0%
North Dakota  60.6%
ND 60.6%
Ohio  40.0%
OH 40.0%
Oklahoma  40.0%
OK 40.0%
Oregon  -
OR -
Pennsylvania  -
PA -
Puerto Rico  57.0%
PR 57.0%
Rhode Island  -
RI -
South Carolina  15.4%
SC 15.4%
South Dakota  72.9%
SD 72.9%
Tennessee  55.3%
TN 55.3%
Texas  75.0%
TX 75.0%
Utah  48.0%
UT 48.0%
Vermont  -
VT -
Virginia  -
VA -
Washington  29.2%
WA 29.2%
West Virginia  45.8%
WV 45.8%
Wisconsin  43.5%
WI 43.5%
Wyoming  20.3%
WY 20.3%

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1 Description: The state-reported percentage of fourth grade 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, which are used to determine whether each school and district is making adequate yearly progress (AYP). 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 across states and years. 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. The symbols "> 97%" and "< 3%" indicate that the value is higher than 97 percent or less than 3 percent, respectively. A “†” symbol means not applicable. ; Academic Year: 2004-05 ; Grade: 4; Source: EDFacts/Consolidated State Performance Report 2004-05:; Data Uploaded On: 06/09/2010