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For Release: August 22, 2001

2001 Preliminary Statewide Results
Grade Eight Proficiency Assessment

General Education Population

 Language Arts Literacy 

 

Ncount

Pct Partial

Pct Proficient

Pct Advanced

Mean Score

1999 76,310

14.6

77.3

8.1

221.7

2000 77,634

16.3

76.3

7.4

220.1

2001 80,000

17.7

74.0

8.3

220.2

Math 

  Ncount Pct Partial Pct Proficient Pct Advanced Mean Score
1999 76,390

31.5

46.7

21.8

218.7

2000 77,909

32.7

47.6

19.7

216.9

2001 80,227

29.9

48.4

21.7

219.2

Science 

  Ncount Pct Partial Pct Proficient Pct Advanced Mean Score
2000 77,896

19.9

58.1

22.0

225.1

2001 80,230

18.4

59.6

22.0

225.8

 


 2001 Preliminary Statewide Results
Grade Eight Proficiency Assessment

Total Student Population

 Language Arts Literacy

 

Ncount

Pct Partial

Pct Proficient

Pct Advanced

Mean Score

1999 87,682

21.6

71.4

7.1

216.9

2000 91,345

25.0

68.7

6.3

214.2

2001 94,829

26.7

66.2

7.1

214.0

Mathematics 

 

Ncount

Pct Partial

Pct Proficient

Pct Advanced

Mean Score

1999 87,922

37.9

43.0

19.2

213.7

2000 91,813

40.3

42.7

17.0

210.8

2001 95,323

38.1

43.3

18.6

212.6

 Science

  Ncount Pct Partial Pct Proficient Pct Advanced Mean Score
2000 91,813

26.3

54.5

19.2

220.2

2001 95,316

25.3

55.6

19.1

220.9