Math And Reading Proficiency by School Year, Public School District and Grade Level

data.iowa.gov | Last Updated 8 Aug 2016

Dataset contains information on public school districts academic progress of their students in reading and math annually starting with school year ending in 2003. All public schools and districts report annually to the Iowa Department of Education through Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). All AYP determinations are made annually using reading and math student assessment data. Proficiency is based on a standard score scale. More information can be found at: http://itp.education.uiowa.edu/ia/AYPInformation.aspx.

Tags: reading, math, mathematics, adequate yearly progress, ayp, academic progress, student performance

This dataset has the following 10 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
School Yearschool_yearnumberSchool year, indicated by year ending, assessment information is associated with
TopictopictextIndicates whether student proficiency is associated with math or reading
GradegradenumberIndicates the grade level of students assessed.
DistrictdistricttextID given by the Department of Education for the school district
District Namedistrict_nametextName of the school district. Name of a school district associated with a district number may change over time due to school consolidations.
Proficientproficient_1numberNumber of students tested that were considered proficient - meeting standard score metric associated with the grade and content. A null value identified by SCS (small cell size) indicates data was redacted to ensure privacy standards where met.
TotaltotalnumberTotal displays the number of students tested who were enrolled in the school district for the full academic year. A null value identified by SCS (small cell size) indicates data was redacted to ensure privacy standards where met.
% Proficientproficient_2numberNumerator is the number of proficient students tested and the denominator is the total number of students tested who were enrolled in the school district for the full academic year. A null value identified by SCS (small cell size) indicates data was redacted to ensure privacy standards where met.
Proficient Categoryproficient_categorytextGroups data by % Proficient into standard categories. Not reportable indicates data was redacted to ensure privacy standards where met.
District Office Locationdistrict_office_locationlocationPhysical location of the school district office.