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Overall Performance Results

Compared with performance in large central cities...

  • at grade 4, students in Austin, Charlotte, Houston, New York City, and San Diego had higher average scores and higher percentages performing at or above Basic. Austin, Charlotte, and San Diego had higher percentages performing at or above Proficient. Boston had a higher percentage of students performing at or above Basic.
  • at grade 4, students in Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, the District of Columbia, and Los Angeles had lower average scores and lower percentages performing at or above Basic and at or above Proficient.
  • at grade 8, students in Austin, Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego had higher average scores and higher percentages performing at or above Basic. Austin, Boston, and Charlotte had higher percentages performing at or above Proficient.
  • at grade 8, students in Houston had a higher percentage performing at or above Basic, but a lower percentage at or above Proficient.
  • at grade 8, students in Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, the District of Columbia, and Los Angeles had lower average scores and lower percentages performing at or above Basic and at or above Proficient.

Compared with performance in the nation... 

  • at grade 4, students in Austin and Charlotte had higher average scores, and all other districts had lower average scores.
  • at grade 8, students in Austin and Charlotte also had higher average scores, and all other districts had lower average scores.
Average mathematics scale scores and percentage of students within each achievement level, grade 4 public schools: By urban district, 2005

# The estimate rounds to zero.
* Average scores are significantly different from large central city public schools.
** Average scores are significantly different from nation (public schools).
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. The shaded bars are graphed using unrounded numbers.
DATA: View complete data with standard errors for scale scores in districts and the nation or in large central cities, and achievement levels in districts and the nation or in large central cities.

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