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Percent Proficient on the State Assessment in Science, Elementary School - Asian and Pacific Islander: 2016-17 1

The percentage of Asian and Pacific Islander students in elementary school who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in science. 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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46 (88.5%) 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 Science, Elementary School - Asian and Pacific Islander: 2016-17 2 Sort states by data element value in ascending orderSort states by data element value in descending order In the Range
22.0% - 95.0%
National  -  
Alabama  67%
Alaska  22%
Arizona  78%
Arkansas  46%
California  -  
Colorado  47%
Connecticut  90%
Delaware  71%
District of Columbia  -  
Florida  72.5%
Georgia  68.0%
Hawaii  52.7%
Idaho  65%
Illinois  76.6%
Indiana  70%
Iowa  75%
Kansas  56%
Kentucky  S  
Louisiana  84%
Maine  67%
Maryland  <=10%  
Massachusetts  61.0%
Michigan  27.7%
Minnesota  48.6%
Mississippi  81%
Missouri  56%
Montana  72%
Nebraska  66%
Nevada  40%
New Hampshire  54%
New Jersey  95.0%
New Mexico  67%
New York  92.7%
North Carolina  78.2%
North Dakota  58%
Ohio  80.6%
Oklahoma  54%
Oregon  67%
Pennsylvania  84.1%
Puerto Rico  -  
Rhode Island  48%
South Carolina  71%
South Dakota  36%
Tennessee  66%
Texas  88.7%
Utah  -  
Vermont  42%
Virginia  88.9%
Washington  72.3%
West Virginia  62%
Wisconsin  44%
Wyoming  56%

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1 Description: The percentage of Asian and Pacific Islander students in elementary school who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in science. Due to the variation between states in content, standards, and assessments, it is not possible to compare state assessment data across states.; Academic Year: 2016-17; Grade: N/A; Note: The state-reported percentage of elementary school students, by subgroup, who scored proficient or above on the state assessment in science. Each state is required to administer annual science tests once in grades 3-5, once in grades 6-9, and once in high school. As states are only required to test once in each grade span, grades tested may vary from state to state. 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, 2016-17: http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/index.html; Data Uploaded On: 09/20/2018