State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I, 2003-04

Table 3: Trends in the Percentage of Students Achieving At or Above Each State’s Proficient Level, in Elementary Reading or Language Arts and in Middle Grades Mathematics, 1996 to 2004
State Alaska Test Alaska Benchmark Exams State term for Proficient** Proficient Subject Reading Mathematics Arizona Ariz. Inst. to Measure Standards Meets the standard Reading Mathematics Arkansas Arkansas Benchmark Exams Proficient Reading Mathematics California California Standards Tests Proficient English or Language Arts Mathematics Colorado Colorado Student Assessment Program Proficient Reading or Language Arts Mathematics Connecticut Connecticut Mastery Test Proficient Reading or Language Arts Mathematics Grade 1996 3 8 3 8 4 8 4 8 4 8 4 8 – – – – – – – – – – – – 1997 – – – – – – – – – – – – 1998 – – – – – – – – – – – – 1999 – – – – – – – – – – – – 2000 – – – – – – – – – – 71% 77% 2001 – – – – – – 33% – – – 71% 76% 2002 75% 40% – – – – 36% – – – 69% 77% 2003 74% 64% 64% 18% 61% 22% 39% 29% 87% 69% 69% 77% 2004 74% 64% 64% 25% 68% 31% 40% 29% 89% 71% 69% 77%

*Note: “Trend” indicates at least one subject and grade in the state has had a consistent test, definitions of proficient, and grade tested across the years reported. **More information on assessments can be found in state profiles.

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I, 2003-04

State Delaware

Test Delaware Student Testing Program

State term for Proficient** Meets the Standard

Subject Reading Mathematics

Grade 1996 3 8 4 8 4 8 4 8 3 – – – – – – – – –

1997 – – – – – – – – –

1998 – – – – – – – – –

1999 – 36% – – – – – – –

2000 77% 41% – – – – 65% 54% –

2001 75% 43% – – – – 74% 58% –

2002 80% 48% – – 55% 53% 77% 65% 61%

2003 79% 47% 46% 40% 61% 57% 81% 67% 43%

2004 82% 50% 43% 38% 70% 57% 81% 73% 47%

District of Columbia

Stanford 9

Proficient

Reading Mathematics

Florida

Florida Comp. Assessment Test

Level 4

Reading Mathematics

Georgia

Criterion-Referenced Comp. Meets Standard Test

Reading Mathematics

Hawaii

Hawaii Content and Performance Standards II

Meets Proficiency

Reading

Mathematics Idaho Idaho State Achievement Test Proficient Reading Mathematics Illinois Illinois Standards Achievement Test Meets Standards Reading Mathematics Indiana Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress Plus Pass English or Language Arts

8 4 8 3 8 3

– – – – – –

– – – – – –

– – – – – –

– – – 61% 43% –

– – – 62% 47% –

– – – 62% 50% –

52% – – 63% 52% 66%

17% 75% 53% 60% 52% 72%

20% 82% 66% 65% 54% 74%

*Note: “Trend” indicates at least one subject and grade in the state has had a consistent test, definitions of proficient, and grade tested across the years reported. **More information on assessments can be found in state profiles.

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I, 2003-04

State

Test

State term for Proficient**

Subject

Grade 1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Mathematics Iowa Iowa Tests of Basic Skills Proficient Reading Mathematics Kansas Kansas Assessment Program Proficient Reading Mathematics Kentucky Kentucky Core Content Test Proficient Reading Mathematics Louisiana Louisiana Educational Assessment Program Basic Reading

8 4 8 5 7 4 8 4

– – – – – – – –

– – – – – – – –

– – – – – – – –

– – – – – 32% 33% –

– – – 62% 53% 57% 25% –

– 68% 74% 63% 57% 58% 27% –

66% 69% 73% 63% 56% 60% 26% 57%

66% 76% 72% 69% 60% 62% 31% 61%

71% 77% 72% 71% 64% 67% 33% 63%

Mathematics Maine Maine Educational Assessment Meets the Standard Reading Mathematics Maryland Maryland School Assessments Proficient Reading Mathematics Massachusetts Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment. System Proficient English or Language Arts

8 4 8 3 8 4

– – – – – –

– – – – – –

– – – – – –

– 47% 19% – – –

– 45% 21% – – 20%

– 51% 20% – – 51%

41% 49% 21% – – 54%

52% 49% 18% 58% 40% 56%

60% 50% 22% 71% 46% 56%

Mathematics

8

34%

34%

34%

37%

39%

*Note: “Trend” indicates at least one subject and grade in the state has had a consistent test, definitions of proficient, and grade tested across the years reported. **More information on assessments can be found in state profiles.

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State Michigan

Test Michigan Educational Assessment Program

State term for Proficient** Met Expectations

Subject Reading or Language Arts

Grade 1996 4 –

1997 49%

1998 59%

1999 59%

2000 58%

2001 60%

2002 57%

2003 66%

2004 62%

Mathematics Minnesota Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments Mississippi Curriculum Test Level 4 Reading

8 3

– –

– –

– –

– –

– –

– –

53% 49%

54% 76%

61% 73%

Mississippi

Proficient

Reading Mathematics

4 8 3 8 4 8 4 8 3 3

– – – – – – – – – –

– – – – – – – – – –

– – – 13% – – – – – –

– – 29% 11% – – – – – –

– – 32% 14% – – – – – –

– – 32% 14% 79% 69% – – – –

84% 45% 36% 14% 73% 68% 62% 72% 51% –

87% 48% 34% 14% 77% 70% 83% 75% 51% 77%

88% 60% 35% 14% 66% 64% 85% 81% 45% 73%

Missouri

Missouri Assessment Program

Proficient

Communication Arts Mathematics

Montana

Montana Comprehensive Assessment System

Proficient

Reading Mathematics

Nebraska

School-based Teacher-led Assessment

Proficient

Reading Mathematics

Nevada New Hampshire

Nevada Criterion Reference Meets Standard Tests New Hampshire Educational. Improvement Assessment Program Proficient

Reading Reading

Mathematics

6

74%

72%

*Note: “Trend” indicates at least one subject and grade in the state has had a consistent test, definitions of proficient, and grade tested across the years reported. **More information on assessments can be found in state profiles.

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I, 2003-04

State New Jersey

Test New Jersey Skills and Knowledge Assessment

State term for Proficient** Proficient

Subject Language Arts Literacy

Grade 1996 4 –

1997 –

1998 –

1999 57%

2000 55%

2001 79%

2002 79%

2003 78%

2004 82%

Mathematics North Carolina North Carolina End of Grade/Course Test Level III Reading

8 4

– 69%

– 68%

– 71%

62% 71%

60% 72%

62% 74%

58% 77%

57% 81%

62% 83%

Mathematics North Dakota North Dakota State Assessment Proficient Reading Mathematics Ohio Ohio Proficiency Test Proficient Reading Mathematics Oklahoma Oklahoma Core Curriculum Test Satisfactory Reading Mathematics Oregon Oregon State Assessments Meets Standard Reading Mathematics Pennsylvania Pennsylvania System of School Assessments Proficient Reading

8 4 8 4 6 5 8 3 8 5

68% – – – – – – – – –

69% – – – – – – – – –

76% – – – – – – – – –

78% – – – – – – – – –

80% – – – – 68% 65% – – –

80% – – 56% 61% 66% 63% 84% 55% 56%

83% 74% 42% 66% 59% 63% 64% 85% 58% 57%

82% 74% 44% 66% 53% 65% 65% 83% 59% 58%

84% 81% 46% 71% 66% 66% 69% 82% 59% 63%

Mathematics

8

51%

52%

51%

58%

Puerto Rico

Pruebas Puertorriqueñas de Aprovechamiento Académico

Proficient

Reading

3

53%

50%

*Note: “Trend” indicates at least one subject and grade in the state has had a consistent test, definitions of proficient, and grade tested across the years reported. **More information on assessments can be found in state profiles.

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I, 2003-04

State

Test

State term for Proficient**

Subject

Grade 1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

Mathematics Rhode Island New Standards Reference Exam Achieved the standard English Language Arts Mathematics South Carolina Palmetto Achievement Challenge Test Proficient English Language Arts Mathematics South Dakota Dakota State Test of Educational Progress Proficient Reading

8 4 8 4 8 4

– – – – – –

– – – – – –

– – – – – –

– – – 29% 15% –

– – – 37% 20% –

– – – 37% 18% –

– – – 34% 19% –

35% 62% 34% 32% 19% 85%

35% 67% 39% 38% 22% 87%

Mathematics Tennessee Tennessee Achievement Test Proficient Reading or Language Arts Mathematics Texas Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills Met the Standard Reading

8 3 8 4

– – – –

– – – –

– – – –

– – – –

– – – –

– – – –

– – – –

55% 81% 79% 86%

66% 84% 83% 85%

Mathematics

8

73%

66%

Utah

Utah Performance Assessment System for Students

Sufficient

Language arts

4

80%

79%

76%

Mathematics Vermont New Standards Reference Achieve the English & language

8 4

– –

– –

– –

– –

– –

– –

– –

73% 81%

70% 82%

*Note: “Trend” indicates at least one subject and grade in the state has had a consistent test, definitions of proficient, and grade tested across the years reported. **More information on assessments can be found in state profiles.

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State

Test Exams

State term for Proficient** Standard

Subject arts Mathematics

Grade 1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

8 3 8 4

– – – –

– – – –

– 54% – –

– 61% – –

– 61% 61% –

– 64% 68% 67%

– 71% 70% 66%

67% 72% 75% 67%

73% 71% 80% 74%

Virginia

Standards of Learning

Pass/Proficient

English Mathematics

Washington

Washington Assessment of Student Learning

Level 3

Reading

Mathematics Wisconsin Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Examination Proficient Reading

7 4

– –

– –

– –

– 81%

– 78%

27% 78%

30% 79%

37% 81%

46% 81%

Mathematics Wyoming Wyoming Comprehensive Assessment System Proficient English language arts

8 4

– –

– –

– –

43% –

42% –

39% –

44% 44%

73% 41%

65% 44%

Mathematics

8

33%

35%

41%

*Note: “Trend” indicates at least one subject and grade in the state has had a consistent test, definitions of proficient, and grade tested across the years reported. **More information on assessments can be found in state profiles.