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Homeless Student Achievement in Math, High School: 2009-10 1

The percentage of homeless students served by McKinney-Vento subgrants 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 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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# Data Mapping Homeless Student Achievement in Math, High School: 2009-10

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38 (73.1%) states are within the specified range

State Homeless Student Achievement in Math, High School: 2009-10 2 In the Range
2.1% - 79.2%
National
Alabama  76.3%
Arizona  31.2%
Arkansas  18.1%
California  37%
Connecticut  n<
Delaware  n<
District of Columbia  22.5%
Florida  46.3%
Georgia  55.6%
Hawaii  20.7%
Idaho  54%
Illinois  27.4%
Indiana  37.2%
Iowa  40.6%
Kansas  60%
Kentucky  20.9%
Louisiana  5.4%
Maine  n<
Maryland  72.8%
Massachusetts  31.3%
MichiganA  25%
Minnesota  n<
Mississippi  56.3%
Missouri  n<
Montana  n<
New Hampshire  n<
New Jersey  n<
New Mexico  n<
New York  75.7%
North Carolina  60.3%
North Dakota  n<
Ohio  54.4%
Oklahoma  50%
Oregon  29.7%
Pennsylvania  28%
Puerto Rico  2.1%
Rhode Island  n<
South Carolina  66.1%
South Dakota  n<
Tennessee  6.8%
Texas  53.2%
Utah  24.3%
Vermont  n<
Virginia  79.2%
Washington  21.9%
West Virginia  42.9%
Wisconsin  28.2%
WyomingB  -

 Key √ this symbol means state data value was within the range. < this symbol means state data value was less than the lower bound number. > this symbol means state data value was greater than the upper bound number. An empty cell means state data value was not applicable, not available, or suppressed. † this symbol means not applicable. - this symbol means data value was not available. n< this symbol means that the data have been suppressed. # this symbol means data value rounds to zero. ‡ this symbol means reporting standards not met.

1 Description: The percentage of homeless students served by McKinney-Vento subgrants 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 and years. ; Academic Year: 2009-10; Grade: HS; Note: The state-reported percentage of homeless students served by McKinney-Vento subgrants in high school 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. 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. The symbols "> 97%" and "< 3%" indicate that the value is higher than 97 percent or less than 3 percent, respectively. ; Source: EDFacts/Consolidated State Performance Report, 2009-10: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 09/19/2011

MI: Data for state assessments can only be obtained for Homeless Students enrolled, not for Homeless Students served.
WY: Wyoming had a technical failure with their assessment system that prevented them from reporting 2009-10 assessment data. They received a reporting waiver for SY 2009-10.