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4th Grade Students Proficient in Math

This indicator shows the percentage of fourth grade students that are proficient or above in mathematics.
This value refers to student scores on the California's annual Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) program test.

4th Grade Students Proficient in Math

69
64
Comparison: CA Counties 

73

percent
Measurement Period: 2013

County: Los Angeles

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Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 58 California counties.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: September 2013

Why is this important?

Competence in mathematics is essential for functioning in everyday life, as well as for success in our increasingly technological workplace. Students who take higher level mathematics and science courses which require strong fundamental skills in mathematics are more likely to attend and to complete college.

4th Grade Students Proficient in Math : Time Series

2008: 61 2009: 64 2010: 67 2011: 71 2012: 70 2013: 73

percent

4th Grade Students Proficient in Math by Gender

Female: 73 Male: 72 Overall: 73

percent

4th Grade Students Proficient in Math by Race/Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native: 71 Asian: 94 Black or African American: 60 Filipino: 89 Hispanic or Latino: 68 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 76 Two or more races: 83 White: 85 Overall: 73

percent

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4th Grade Students Proficient in Math

Comparison: Prior Value 

73

percent
Measurement Period: 2013

County: Los Angeles

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Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: September 2013

Why is this important?

Competence in mathematics is essential for functioning in everyday life, as well as for success in our increasingly technological workplace. Students who take higher level mathematics and science courses which require strong fundamental skills in mathematics are more likely to attend and to complete college.

4th Grade Students Proficient in Math : Time Series

2008: 61 2009: 64 2010: 67 2011: 71 2012: 70 2013: 73

percent

4th Grade Students Proficient in Math by Gender

Female: 73 Male: 72 Overall: 73

percent

4th Grade Students Proficient in Math by Race/Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native: 71 Asian: 94 Black or African American: 60 Filipino: 89 Hispanic or Latino: 68 Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 76 Two or more races: 83 White: 85 Overall: 73

percent

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