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District Science Results for Students With Disabilities Who Could Be Assessed

Compared to students in large central city schools...

  • at grade 4 in Austin and Charlotte, students with disabilities who could be assessed had higher average scores, while in Los Angeles and New York City such students had lower average scores.
  • at grade 8 in Austin, Charlotte, and San Diego, students with disabilities who could be assessed had higher average scores, while in Atlanta, Chicago, and Los Angeles such students had lower average scores. 
Percentage distribution of grade 4 public school students assessed in science, by student disability status and jurisdiction in 2005
Jurisdiction SD Not SD
Nation 11 89
Large central city 11 89
Atlanta 7 93
Austin 12 88
Boston 19 81
Charlotte 11 89
Chicago 10 90
Cleveland 11 89
Houston 7 93
Los Angeles 7 93
New York City 12 88
San Diego 10 90
NOTE: SD = students with disabilities. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2005 Trial Urban District Science Assessment.

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