Scottish secondary school scores

Description

Scores attained by 3435 Scottish secondary school students on a standardized test taken at age 16. Both the primary school and the secondary school that the student attended have been recorded.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 3435 observations on the following 6 variables.

verbal

The verbal reasoning score on a test taken by the students on entry to secondary school.

attain

The score attained on the standardized test taken at age 16.

primary

A factor indicating the primary school that the student attended.

sex

A factor with levels M and F

social

The student's social class on a numeric scale from low to high social class.

second

A factor indicating the secondary school that the student attended.

Details

These data are an example of cross-classified grouping factors.

Source

http://multilevel.ioe.ac.uk/softrev/2lev-xc.html

References

Paterson, L. (1991). Socio economic status and educational attainment: a multidimensional and multilevel study. Evaluation and Research in Education 5: 97-121.

Examples

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