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Children at Risk 2012 Methodology PDF

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School
 
Rankings
 
2012
 
 –
 
Description
 
of 
 
Variables
 
Variable
 
Name
 
Description
 
Year
 
Weight
 
HIGH
 
SCHOOL
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Reading
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
11th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
on
 
the
 
English/Language
 
Arts
 
(ELA)
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
2.5%
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Math
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
11th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
on
 
the
 
Mathematics
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
2.5%
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Social
 
Studies
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
11th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
on
 
the
 
Social
 
Studies
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
2.5%
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Science
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
11th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
standards
 
on
 
the
 
Science
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
2.5%
 
Recommended
 
High
 
School
 
Program
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
graduates
 
who
 
were
 
reported
 
as
 
having
 
satisfied
 
the
 
course
 
requirements
 
for
 
the
 
Texas
 
State
 
Board
 
of 
 
Education
 
Recommended
 
High
 
School
 
Program.
 
2010
 
5%
 
Advanced
 
Courses
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
students
 
in
 
grades
 
9
12
 
who
 
received
 
credit
 
for
 
at
 
least
 
one
 
advanced
 
course
 
(including
 
Advanced
 
Placement,
 
International
 
Baccalaureate,
 
Dual
 
Enrollment,
 
and
 
others).
 
2010
 
5%
 
AP/IB
 
Test
Takers
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
students
 
in
 
grades
 
11
 
and
 
12
 
taking
 
at
 
least
 
one
 
AP
 
or
 
IB
 
examination.
 
2010
 
5%
 
AP/IB
 
Students
 
Passing
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
students
 
who
 
have
 
taken
 
one
 
or
 
more
 
AP
 
or
 
IB
 
exam(s)
 
and
 
scored
 
at
 
or
 
above
 
the
 
criterion
 
score
 
(3
 
on
 
AP
 
or
 
4
 
on
 
IB)
 
on
 
at
 
least
 
one
 
exam.
 
2010
 
5%
 
Attendance
 
Rate
 
The
 
rate
 
of 
 
attendance
 
for
 
all
 
students
 
over
 
one
 
school
 
year,
 
calculated
 
as
 
total
 
number
 
of 
 
days
 
students
 
were
 
present
 
divided
 
by
 
the
 
total
 
number
 
of 
 
days
 
students
 
were
 
in
 
membership
 
during
 
the
 
most
 
recent
 
school
 
year.
 
2010
 
5%
 
CHILDREN
 
AT
 
RISK
 
Graduation
 
Rate
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
first
time
 
freshmen
 
who
 
graduated
 
from
 
any
 
public
 
high
 
school
 
in
 
Texas
 
within
 
four,
 
five,
 
or
 
six
 
years
 
of 
 
entering
 
ninth
 
grade.
 
2010
 
18%
 
SAT/ACT
 
Test
Takers
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
graduates
 
that
 
have
 
taken
 
either
 
the
 
ACT
 
or
 
the
 
SAT
 
college
 
admissions
 
exam.
 
2010
 
5%
 
SAT
 
Score
 
The
 
average
 
score
 
for
 
all
 
students
 
taking
 
the
 
SAT
 
(Scholastic
 
Aptitude
 
Test).
 
2010
 
5%
 
ACT
 
Score
 
The
 
average
 
score
 
for
 
all
 
students
 
taking
 
the
 
ACT
 
(American
 
College
 
Test).
 
2010
 
5%
 
Economically
 
Disadvantaged
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
students
 
that
 
are
 
economically
 
disadvantaged,
 
i.e.
 
the
 
percentage
 
of 
 
students
 
coded
 
as
 
eligible
 
for
 
free
 
or
 
reduced
price
 
lunch
 
or
 
eligible
 
for
 
other
 
public
 
assistance.
 
2011
 
17%
 
Reading
 
Gains
 
Score
 
The
 
average
 
gain
 
or
 
loss
 
on
 
normal
 
curve
 
equivalent
 
score
 
on
 
all
 
Reading/ELA
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
taken
 
by
 
students
 
at
 
a
 
particular
 
campus,
 
compared
 
to
 
the
 
same
 
students’
 
performance
 
on
 
all
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
the
 
year
 
before.
 
The
 
gains
 
score
 
is
 
only
 
calculated
 
for
 
students
 
who
 
took
 
Reading/ELA
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
at
 
the
 
same
 
campus
 
for
 
two
 
consecutive
 
years.
 
2011
 
7.5%
 
Math
 
Gains
 
Score
 
The
 
average
 
gain
 
or
 
loss
 
on
 
normal
 
curve
 
equivalent
 
score
 
on
 
all
 
Math
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
taken
 
by
 
students
 
at
 
a
 
particular
 
campus,
 
compared
 
to
 
the
 
same
 
students’
 
performance
 
on
 
all
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
the
 
year
 
before.
 
The
 
gains
 
score
 
is
 
only
 
calculated
 
for
 
students
 
who
 
took
 
Math
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
at
 
the
 
same
 
campus
 
for
 
two
 
consecutive
 
years.
 
2011
 
7.5%
 
MIDDLE
 
SCHOOL
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Reading
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
8th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
on
 
the
 
English/Language
 
Arts
 
(ELA)
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
8%
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Math
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
8th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
on
 
the
 
Mathematics
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
8%
 
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Social
 
Studies
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
8th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
on
 
the
 
Social
 
Studies
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
8%
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Science
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
8th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
standards
 
on
 
the
 
Science
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
8%
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Writing
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
7th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
standards
 
on
 
the
 
Writing
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
8%
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
All
 
Tests
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
8th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
standards
 
on
 
all
 
sections
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
8%
 
Attendance
 
Rate
 
The
 
rate
 
of 
 
attendance
 
for
 
all
 
students
 
over
 
one
 
school
 
year,
 
calculated
 
as
 
total
 
number
 
of 
 
days
 
students
 
were
 
present
 
divided
 
by
 
the
 
total
 
number
 
of 
 
days
 
students
 
were
 
in
 
membership
 
during
 
the
 
most
 
recent
 
school
 
year.
 
2010
 
12%
 
Retention
 
Rate
 
(Grade
 
7)
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
students
 
"held
 
back"
 
a
 
grade,
 
or
 
the
 
percent
 
of 
 
students
 
who
 
enrolled
 
in
 
the
 
fall
 
of 
 
2008
09
 
in
 
the
 
same
 
grade
 
as
 
their
 
grade
 
in
 
the
 
last
 
reported
 
six
week
 
period
 
of 
 
the
 
prior
 
year.
 
2010
 
2.5%
 
Retention
 
Rate
 
(Grade
 
8)
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
students
 
"held
 
back"
 
a
 
grade,
 
or
 
the
 
percent
 
of 
 
students
 
who
 
enrolled
 
in
 
the
 
fall
 
of 
 
2008
09
 
in
 
the
 
same
 
grade
 
as
 
their
 
grade
 
in
 
the
 
last
 
reported
 
six
week
 
period
 
of 
 
the
 
prior
 
year.
 
2010
 
2.5%
 
Economically
 
Disadvantaged
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
students
 
that
 
are
 
economically
 
disadvantaged,
 
i.e.
 
the
 
percentage
 
of 
 
students
 
coded
 
as
 
eligible
 
for
 
free
 
or
 
reduced
price
 
lunch
 
or
 
eligible
 
for
 
other
 
public
 
assistance.
 
2011
 
20%
 
Gains
 
Score
 
The
 
average
 
gain
 
or
 
loss
 
on
 
normal
 
curve
 
equivalent
 
score
 
on
 
all
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
taken
 
by
 
students
 
at
 
a
 
particular
 
campus,
 
compared
 
to
 
the
 
same
 
students’
 
performance
 
on
 
all
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
the
 
year
 
before.
 
The
 
gains
 
score
 
is
 
only
 
calculated
 
for
 
students
 
who
 
took
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
at
 
the
 
same
 
campus
 
for
 
two
 
consecutive
 
years.
 
2011
 
7.5%
 
Math
 
Gains
 
Score
 
The
 
average
 
gain
 
or
 
loss
 
on
 
normal
 
curve
 
equivalent
 
score
 
on
 
all
 
Math
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
taken
 
by
 
students
 
at
 
a
 
particular
 
campus,
 
compared
 
to
 
the
 
same
 
students’
 
performance
 
on
 
all
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
the
 
year
 
before.
 
The
 
gains
 
score
 
is
 
only
 
calculated
 
for
 
students
 
who
 
took
 
Math
 
TAKS
 
tests
 
at
 
the
 
same
 
campus
 
for
 
two
 
consecutive
 
years.
 
2011
 
7.5%
 
ELEMENTARY
 
SCHOOL
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Reading
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
4th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
on
 
the
 
English/Language
 
Arts
 
(ELA)
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
9%
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Math
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
4th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
on
 
the
 
Mathematics
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
9%
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Writing
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
4th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
standards
 
on
 
the
 
Writing
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
9%
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
All
 
Tests
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
4th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
standards
 
on
 
all
 
sections
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
9%
 
TAKS
 
Commended
 
Reading
 
2
 
The
 
percentage
 
of 
 
4th
 
grade
 
students
 
who
 
achieved
 
“Commended
 
Performance”
 
on
 
the
 
English/Language
 
Arts
 
(ELA)
 
section
 
of 
 
the
 
Texas
 
Assessment
 
of 
 
Knowledge
 
and
 
Skills
 
(TAKS)
 
examination.
 
2011
 
9%
 
Attendance
 
Rate
 
The
 
rate
 
of 
 
attendance
 
for
 
all
 
students
 
over
 
one
 
school
 
year,
 
calculated
 
as
 
total
 
number
 
of 
 
days
 
students
 
were
 
present
 
divided
 
by
 
the
 
total
 
number
 
of 
 
days
 
students
 
were
 
in
 
membership
 
during
 
the
 
most
 
recent
 
school
 
year.
 
2010
 
10%
 
Class
 
Size
 
(Grade
 
1)
 
The
 
average
 
first
 
grade
 
class
 
size.
 
2011
 
2.5%
 
Class
 
Size
 
(Grade
 
2)
 
The
 
average
 
second
 
grade
 
class
 
size.
 
2011
 
2%
 
Class
 
Size
 
(Grade
 
3)
 
The
 
average
 
third
 
grade
 
class
 
size.
 
2011
 
1.5%
 

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