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ERIC Number: ED527443
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Dec
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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The Nation's Report Card Reading 2011 Trial Urban District Snapshot Report. Atlanta Public Schools. Grade 8, Public Schools
National Center for Education Statistics
This one-page report presents overall results, achievement level percentages and average score results, scores at selected percentiles, average scores for district and large cities, results for student groups (school race, gender, and eligibility for National School Lunch Program) in 2011, and score gaps for student groups. In 2011, the average score of eighth-grade students in Atlanta was 253. This was not significantly different from the average score of 255 for public school students in large cities. The average score for students in Atlanta in 2011 (253) was not significantly different from their average score in 2009 (250) and was higher than their average score in 2002 (236). In 2011, the score gap between students in Atlanta at the 75th percentile and students at the 25th percentile was 41 points. This performance gap was not significantly different from that of 2002 (45 points). The percentage of students in Atlanta who performed at or above the NAEP "Proficient" level was 17 percent in 2011. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2009 (17 percent) and was greater than that in 2002 (8 percent). The percentage of students in Atlanta who performed at or above the NAEP "Basic" level was 63 percent in 2011. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2009 (60 percent) and was greater than that in 2002 (42 percent). [For the main report, "The Nation's Report Card: Reading 2011. Trial Urban District Assessment Results at Grades 4 and 8. NCES 2012-455," see ED527171.]
National Center for Education Statistics. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Web site: http://nces.ed.gov/
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 8; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Georgia
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress
IES Funded: Yes