Educ8thData: Education Survey of 8th Grade Proficiency in Math

Description Usage Format Details Source

Description

Math Proficiency Survey Results for 8th Graders in 2011 by State

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 51 observations (one per state) on the following 7 variables.

StAbbrev

a character string representing the 2 character state Id for this row.

State

a character string factor of the state full name.

avgscore

a numeric vector of average proficiency score for each state

PctBelowBasic

a numeric vector of percentage of students with below basic scores

PctAtBasic

a numeric vector of percentage of students at basic proficiency.

PctProficient

a numeric vector of percentage of students at the proficient level

PctAdvanced

a numeric vector of percentage of students scoring at the advanced level.

Details

The dataset contains 51 records, one for each state/area. The data represents the percentage of 8th grade students in 2011 in that state who tested at each proficiency level in math: less than basic, basic, proficient and advanced. The row name is the state abbreviation - 2 characters. This dataset is used by the micromapSEER examples using the "USStatesDF" border group.

Source

The National Center for Education Statistics, Department of Education
http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/states/


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