NYS English and Mathematics Exam

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This dataset contains the information of New York City Results on the New York State English Language Arts (ELA) & Mathematics Exams (Grades 3 – 8) 2013 – 2015 Notes Starting in 2013, the NY State Education Department (NYSED) changed the exams to be Common Core aligned.

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In 2007, the New York State Education Department updated its testing policy for English Language Learners: ELLs in an English Language School System for more than one year are required to take the ELA exam. Previously, ELLs in an English Language School System for less than 3 years were exempt from taking the ELA exam. Former English Language Learners includes any students who were classified as English Language Learners in at least one of the previous two school years. A change in State testing policy drove a decrease in eighth grade proficiency rates in 2014 and 2015: to reduce double testing, most students in accelerated math courses who took the Algebra Regents exam were exempt from taking the 7th and 8th grade State math assessment. The numbers on the “All – with Math Regents” tab represent the equivalent proficiency had the accelerated math students in 7th and 8th grade taken the State math assessment. An “All Grades” row represents how this would impact a school’s overall proficiency. Only Districts 1-32 are shown and rows with 5 or fewer students are suppressed.

Date Created

2016-03-10

Last Modified

2016-06-16

Version

2016-06-16

Update Frequency

Irregular

Temporal Coverage

2013-2015

Spatial Coverage

New York

Source

John Snow Labs => Data City of New York

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John Snow Labs Standard License

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Keywords

5th Grade Math Test, Exam Reports, NYS Exams, Math Test, 3rd Grade Math Test, State Test, State Exams, English Test

Other Titles

Education in New York, Math School Exam, English and Math School Exam

Name Description Type Constraints
GradeTotal Number of Gradesstring-
YearGrade Awarding Yeardate-
CategoryCategories used in this dataset for the English and Mathematics exam learners. It includes information on gender, race, type of learner whether English Language Learners (ELL)/English Proficient (EP)/Former ELL/Students with Disabilities (SWD) or Not SWD.string-
Number_TestedTotal number of testedintegerlevel : Ratio
Mean_Scale_ScoreMean of Scale Coreintegerlevel : Ratio
Number_Level_1Score of Level 1integerlevel : Ratio
Percentage_Level_1Percentage of Level 1numberlevel : Ratio
Number_Level_2Score of Level 2integerlevel : Ratio
Percentage_Level_2Percentage of Level 2numberlevel : Ratio
Number_Level_3Score of Level 3integerlevel : Ratio
Percentage_Level_3Percentage of Level 3numberlevel : Ratio
Number_Level_4Score of Level 4integerlevel : Ratio
Percentage_Level_4Percentage of Level 4numberlevel : Ratio
GradeYearCategoryNumber_TestedMean_Scale_ScoreNumber_Level_1Percentage_Level_1Number_Level_2Percentage_Level_2Number_Level_3Percentage_Level_3Number_Level_4Percentage_Level_4
62014ELL9533274575660.4271228.46817.13844
42013ELL10554278569754334631.71157113543.4
52013ELL10633277731768.82235218337.82482.3
52014ELL9259282558560.3235425.4927103934.2
52013SWD13520273966871.5265019.694972531.9
82015SWD12748265923772.5288422.651441130.9
62013ELL8434271529062.7238528.34905.82693.2
62015ELL8502274515160.6234927.66267.43764.4
72013ELL8325270628375.5145117.44555.51361.6
72014ELL8246274580370.4167520.35967.21722.1