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Percent Proficient on the State Assessment in Math, Grade 4 - Female: 2014-15 1

The percentage of female students 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: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/stateplans03/index.html

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51 (98.1%) states are within the specified range

State Sort states in alphabetical ascending orderSort states in alphabetical descending order Percent Proficient on the State Assessment in Math, Grade 4 - Female: 2014-15 2 Sort states by data element value in ascending orderSort states by data element value in descending order In the Range
18.8% - 83.8%
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Alabama  49.7%
Alaska  36.9%
Arizona  40.6%
Arkansas  24.9%
California  33.6%
Colorado  29.5%
Connecticut  42.8%
Delaware  45.3%
District of Columbia  29%
Florida  59.1%
Georgia  40.7%
Hawaii  46.9%
Idaho  41.6%
Illinois  27.8%
Indiana  63.4%
Iowa  77.4%
Kansas  33.6%
Kentucky  49.1%
Louisiana  68.3%
Maine  38.5%
Maryland  31.1%
Massachusetts  50.3%
Michigan  40.8%
Minnesota  70.0%
Mississippi  28.9%
Missouri  48.6%
Montana  38.9%
Nebraska  76.9%
Nevada  S  
New Hampshire  47.0%
New Jersey  40.6%
New Mexico  18.8%
New York  43.0%
North Carolina  48.1%
North Dakota  40.4%
Ohio  66.4%
Oklahoma  71.1%
Oregon  43.4%
Pennsylvania  43.2%
Puerto Rico  58.2%
Rhode Island  27.8%
South Carolina  50.4%
South Dakota  44.0%
Tennessee  50.4%
Texas  71.0%
Utah  48.6%
Vermont  45%
Virginia  83.8%
Washington  54.0%
West Virginia  35.0%
Wisconsin  47.4%
Wyoming  49.2%

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1 Description: The percentage of female students 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.; Academic Year: 2014-15; Grade: 4; Note: 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. 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, 2014-15: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 09/30/2016