# Science California Science Test (CAST)

## Detailed Test Results for:

## State of California

CDS Code: 00-00000-0000000**Year**

**Student Group**

**School Type**

**PLEASE NOTE:** Caution should be used in interpreting overall achievement level percentages for a school or district. The proportion of students in each grade can
cause variation in the meaning of the achievement level percentages. The achievement level percentages in one grade from one school or district may be
compared with the achievement level percentages in that same grade from another school or district.

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## 2018–19 Detailed Test Results

## Results by Parent Education

### SCIENCE

### Achievement Level Distribution

In order to protect student privacy, an asterisk (*) will be displayed instead of a number on test results where 10 or fewer students had tested.

'N/A' will be displayed instead of a number on test results where no data is found for the specific report.Achievement Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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# of Students Enrolled
This total includes only the students in this group who were eligible to take the Science test in 2019.
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}
| 65,997 | 74,198 | 4,768 | 45,763 | 52,507 | 243,233 |

# of Students Tested
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019.
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}
| 65,249 | 72,753 | 3,923 | 42,950 | 43,593 | 228,468 |

# of Students with Scores
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019 and responded to enough questions to generate a score.
^{}
| 65,190 | 72,612 | 3,916 | 42,867 | 43,469 | 228,054 |

Mean Scale Score | 190.0 | 390.8 | 588.0 | 592.4 | 589.2 | N/A |

Standard Exceeded: Level 4
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 2.62 % | 2.31 % | 0.61 % | 1.66 % | 1.40 % | 2.07 % |

Standard Met: Level 3
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 10.52 % | 11.37 % | 8.71 % | 13.74 % | 10.31 % | 11.32 % |

Standard Nearly Met: Level 2
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 54.58 % | 57.14 % | 61.85 % | 62.10 % | 61.11 % | 58.18 % |

Standard Not Met: Level 1
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 32.29 % | 29.19 % | 28.83 % | 22.50 % | 27.17 % | 28.42 % |

### Domains

Domain Descriptors provide a more detailed look at students' performance on the overall assessment. The results in these key areas for each subject are reported using the following three indicators: below standard, near standard, and above standard. The sum of the domain level percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding.

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 3.86 % | 3.62 % | 2.38 % | 4.09 % | 3.21 % | 3.68 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 31.31 % | 40.67 % | 44.37 % | 50.26 % | 44.47 % | 40.58 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 64.82 % | 55.71 % | 53.25 % | 45.65 % | 52.32 % | 55.74 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 3.99 % | 3.50 % | 1.43 % | 3.46 % | 2.66 % | 3.44 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 32.06 % | 34.47 % | 31.03 % | 37.47 % | 31.50 % | 33.72 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 63.95 % | 62.03 % | 67.54 % | 59.06 % | 65.84 % | 62.84 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 3.08 % | 6.22 % | 2.20 % | 3.97 % | 3.36 % | 4.28 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 36.48 % | 34.88 % | 38.30 % | 43.78 % | 39.63 % | 37.97 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 60.44 % | 58.91 % | 59.50 % | 52.25 % | 57.02 % | 57.75 % |

### Achievement Level Distribution

In order to protect student privacy, an asterisk (*) will be displayed instead of a number on test results where 10 or fewer students had tested.

'N/A' will be displayed instead of a number on test results where no data is found for the specific report.Achievement Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

# of Students Enrolled
This total includes only the students in this group who were eligible to take the Science test in 2019.
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}
| 97,203 | 96,953 | 6,528 | 53,314 | 62,535 | 316,533 |

# of Students Tested
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019.
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}
| 96,000 | 94,872 | 5,418 | 50,381 | 53,633 | 300,304 |

# of Students with Scores
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019 and responded to enough questions to generate a score.
^{}
| 95,915 | 94,713 | 5,413 | 50,302 | 53,525 | 299,868 |

Mean Scale Score | 193.8 | 394.2 | 590.9 | 595.2 | 591.5 | N/A |

Standard Exceeded: Level 4
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 4.20 % | 3.66 % | 1.05 % | 2.67 % | 2.12 % | 3.35 % |

Standard Met: Level 3
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 13.97 % | 14.57 % | 11.93 % | 17.12 % | 13.10 % | 14.49 % |

Standard Nearly Met: Level 2
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 56.51 % | 58.00 % | 62.63 % | 61.09 % | 60.29 % | 58.54 % |

Standard Not Met: Level 1
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 25.31 % | 23.77 % | 24.39 % | 19.12 % | 24.49 % | 23.62 % |

### Domains

Domain Descriptors provide a more detailed look at students' performance on the overall assessment. The results in these key areas for each subject are reported using the following three indicators: below standard, near standard, and above standard. The sum of the domain level percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding.

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 5.63 % | 5.42 % | 3.33 % | 5.97 % | 4.86 % | 5.44 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 37.14 % | 44.77 % | 50.19 % | 53.10 % | 47.26 % | 44.27 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 57.23 % | 49.81 % | 46.48 % | 40.93 % | 47.88 % | 50.29 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 6.02 % | 5.17 % | 2.37 % | 5.02 % | 3.81 % | 5.12 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 37.98 % | 39.56 % | 34.37 % | 40.27 % | 33.69 % | 38.03 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 56.00 % | 55.27 % | 63.26 % | 54.72 % | 62.49 % | 56.84 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 4.55 % | 8.32 % | 2.95 % | 5.43 % | 4.36 % | 5.83 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 42.07 % | 39.10 % | 43.24 % | 47.66 % | 42.49 % | 42.17 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 53.38 % | 52.58 % | 53.82 % | 46.91 % | 53.15 % | 52.01 % |

### Achievement Level Distribution

In order to protect student privacy, an asterisk (*) will be displayed instead of a number on test results where 10 or fewer students had tested.

'N/A' will be displayed instead of a number on test results where no data is found for the specific report.Achievement Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

# of Students Enrolled
This total includes only the students in this group who were eligible to take the Science test in 2019.
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}
| 94,489 | 96,073 | 6,095 | 52,604 | 63,856 | 313,117 |

# of Students Tested
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019.
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}
| 92,884 | 93,508 | 5,075 | 49,580 | 55,761 | 296,808 |

# of Students with Scores
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019 and responded to enough questions to generate a score.
^{}
| 92,794 | 93,389 | 5,070 | 49,499 | 55,658 | 296,410 |

Mean Scale Score | 199.9 | 399.8 | 595.7 | 600.2 | 595.9 | N/A |

Standard Exceeded: Level 4
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 7.99 % | 6.45 % | 2.25 % | 4.62 % | 3.73 % | 6.04 % |

Standard Met: Level 3
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 20.23 % | 20.58 % | 18.26 % | 23.53 % | 18.13 % | 20.46 % |

Standard Nearly Met: Level 2
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 54.67 % | 55.90 % | 60.79 % | 57.60 % | 58.26 % | 56.32 % |

Standard Not Met: Level 1
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 17.11 % | 17.06 % | 18.70 % | 14.25 % | 19.88 % | 17.17 % |

### Domains

Domain Descriptors provide a more detailed look at students' performance on the overall assessment. The results in these key areas for each subject are reported using the following three indicators: below standard, near standard, and above standard. The sum of the domain level percentages may not add to 100% due to rounding.

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 9.64 % | 8.72 % | 6.55 % | 9.44 % | 7.70 % | 8.90 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 45.10 % | 51.16 % | 54.32 % | 57.49 % | 52.11 % | 50.55 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 45.26 % | 40.12 % | 39.13 % | 33.07 % | 40.19 % | 40.55 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 10.57 % | 8.60 % | 4.12 % | 7.65 % | 5.89 % | 8.47 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 45.03 % | 46.63 % | 41.21 % | 46.11 % | 38.59 % | 44.44 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 44.40 % | 44.76 % | 54.67 % | 46.25 % | 55.52 % | 47.09 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 8.27 % | 12.29 % | 5.72 % | 8.36 % | 6.79 % | 9.23 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 49.58 % | 45.06 % | 49.89 % | 53.59 % | 48.27 % | 48.58 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 42.15 % | 42.65 % | 44.39 % | 38.05 % | 44.94 % | 42.18 % |

### Achievement Level Distribution

Achievement Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

# of Students Enrolled
This total includes only the students in this group who were eligible to take the Science test in 2019.
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}
| 89,633 | 90,601 | 5,355 | 51,742 | 63,164 | 300,495 |

# of Students Tested
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019.
^{
}
| 88,055 | 88,390 | 4,491 | 48,953 | 56,251 | 286,140 |

# of Students with Scores
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019 and responded to enough questions to generate a score.
^{}
| 88,000 | 88,329 | 4,485 | 48,890 | 56,190 | 285,894 |

Mean Scale Score | 209.1 | 409.4 | 603.8 | 608.5 | 604.1 | N/A |

Standard Exceeded: Level 4
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 18.78 % | 15.91 % | 6.42 % | 11.70 % | 10.06 % | 14.78 % |

Standard Met: Level 3
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 27.28 % | 29.61 % | 29.01 % | 32.64 % | 26.82 % | 28.85 % |

Standard Nearly Met: Level 2
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 44.19 % | 45.20 % | 53.11 % | 46.65 % | 49.50 % | 46.11 % |

Standard Not Met: Level 1
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 9.75 % | 9.28 % | 11.46 % | 9.01 % | 13.61 % | 10.26 % |

### Domains

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 18.50 % | 17.63 % | 14.64 % | 19.47 % | 16.87 % | 18.02 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 50.72 % | 56.03 % | 58.57 % | 58.17 % | 53.81 % | 54.36 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 30.78 % | 26.34 % | 26.79 % | 22.36 % | 29.33 % | 27.62 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 21.88 % | 19.05 % | 9.65 % | 15.71 % | 13.16 % | 18.04 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 48.48 % | 52.12 % | 50.16 % | 50.81 % | 44.70 % | 49.29 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 29.64 % | 28.83 % | 40.20 % | 33.48 % | 42.14 % | 32.67 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 18.07 % | 22.68 % | 9.91 % | 14.98 % | 13.04 % | 17.85 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 54.56 % | 49.46 % | 57.61 % | 58.08 % | 53.27 % | 53.38 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 27.38 % | 27.86 % | 32.48 % | 26.94 % | 33.69 % | 28.77 % |

### Achievement Level Distribution

Achievement Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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# of Students Enrolled
This total includes only the students in this group who were eligible to take the Science test in 2019.
^{
}
| 64,942 | 65,298 | 3,692 | 33,762 | 44,238 | 211,932 |

# of Students Tested
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019.
^{
}
| 63,722 | 63,626 | 3,037 | 31,546 | 38,749 | 200,680 |

# of Students with Scores
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019 and responded to enough questions to generate a score.
^{}
| 63,677 | 63,584 | 3,035 | 31,505 | 38,706 | 200,507 |

Mean Scale Score | 217.1 | 416.7 | 611.4 | 614.7 | 611.3 | N/A |

Standard Exceeded: Level 4
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 32.26 % | 27.51 % | 16.05 % | 20.84 % | 19.56 % | 26.26 % |

Standard Met: Level 3
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 29.82 % | 32.75 % | 34.70 % | 35.57 % | 30.68 % | 31.89 % |

Standard Nearly Met: Level 2
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 32.12 % | 33.77 % | 40.72 % | 37.13 % | 39.84 % | 35.05 % |

Standard Not Met: Level 1
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 5.81 % | 5.97 % | 8.53 % | 6.46 % | 9.93 % | 6.80 % |

### Domains

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 28.78 % | 27.61 % | 27.17 % | 30.23 % | 28.07 % | 28.47 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 51.18 % | 54.50 % | 53.32 % | 53.46 % | 50.90 % | 52.57 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 20.04 % | 17.90 % | 19.50 % | 16.31 % | 21.03 % | 18.96 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 35.15 % | 30.87 % | 18.15 % | 25.19 % | 22.92 % | 29.61 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 45.54 % | 49.87 % | 51.95 % | 49.31 % | 44.87 % | 47.48 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 19.31 % | 19.26 % | 29.89 % | 25.51 % | 32.21 % | 22.91 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 29.75 % | 32.32 % | 18.15 % | 22.06 % | 20.43 % | 27.38 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 52.79 % | 48.40 % | 59.01 % | 57.52 % | 53.71 % | 52.41 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 17.47 % | 19.28 % | 22.84 % | 20.42 % | 25.85 % | 20.21 % |

### Achievement Level Distribution

Achievement Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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# of Students Enrolled
This total includes only the students in this group who were eligible to take the Science test in 2019.
^{
}
| 51,452 | 51,550 | 1,799 | 36,502 | 36,554 | 177,857 |

# of Students Tested
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019.
^{
}
| 50,538 | 49,923 | 1,401 | 33,830 | 28,580 | 164,272 |

# of Students with Scores
This total includes only the students in this group who took the Science test in 2019 and responded to enough questions to generate a score.
^{}
| 50,490 | 49,799 | 1,396 | 33,748 | 28,498 | 163,931 |

Mean Scale Score | 196.7 | 396.1 | 590.2 | 596.7 | 592.5 | N/A |

Standard Exceeded: Level 4
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 8.78 % | 6.99 % | 1.79 % | 5.64 % | 3.85 % | 6.68 % |

Standard Met: Level 3
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 15.83 % | 16.41 % | 9.67 % | 18.34 % | 14.26 % | 16.20 % |

Standard Nearly Met: Level 2
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 50.64 % | 52.14 % | 61.89 % | 55.86 % | 56.38 % | 53.26 % |

Standard Not Met: Level 1
The percentage of students at each achievement level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that achievement level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
^{}
| 24.75 % | 24.46 % | 26.65 % | 20.16 % | 25.51 % | 23.87 % |

### Domains

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 9.30 % | 8.38 % | 3.66 % | 9.58 % | 6.91 % | 8.61 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 37.93 % | 43.96 % | 47.16 % | 50.01 % | 45.75 % | 43.68 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 52.77 % | 47.66 % | 49.17 % | 40.41 % | 47.34 % | 47.70 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 10.69 % | 8.92 % | 2.80 % | 7.91 % | 5.27 % | 8.57 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 37.30 % | 38.49 % | 33.45 % | 39.27 % | 33.91 % | 37.44 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 52.00 % | 52.60 % | 63.75 % | 52.82 % | 60.83 % | 53.98 % |

Area Performance Level | Grade 5 | Grade 8 | Grade 10 | Grade 11 | Grade 12 | All Grades |
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Above Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 8.69 % | 11.33 % | 2.66 % | 8.08 % | 5.91 % | 8.83 % |

Near Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 42.16 % | 38.06 % | 42.35 % | 45.79 % | 42.08 % | 41.65 % |

Below Standard
The percentage of students at each claim level is calculated by dividing the number of students at that claim level by the total number of students with scores in 2019 for the science test.
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| 49.16 % | 50.60 % | 54.99 % | 46.14 % | 52.01 % | 49.52 % |