Civic Report No. 42 July 2004


No Strings Attached? Ensuring that "CFE" Funds are Spent Effectively

Table 4. Student Achievement: Mathematics Elementary School

 

Passing Rate

Difference

Year (Fall)

New York City

Rest of NY State

Total NY State

NYC vs. Rest of NY State

 

(above SRP - Grade 3)

 

1983

62%

 

80%

na

1984

63%

 

82%

na

1985

68%

 

86%

na

1986

77%

 

89%

na

1987

80%

97%

91%

-17.0%

1988

85%

98%

93%

-13.0%

1989

87%

98%

94%

-11.0%

1990

83%

97%

92%

-14.0%

1991

81%

98%

92%

-17.0%

1992

82%

98%

92%

-16.0%

1993

85%

99%

94%

-14.0%

1994

89%

99%

95%

-10.0%

1995

88%

99%

95%

-11.0%

1996

92%

100%

97%

-8.0%

1997

89%

99%

96%

-10.0%

 

(above Level 2 - Grade 8)

 

1998

50%

76%

67%

-26.0%

1999

47%

76%

65%

-29.0%

2000

52%

79%

69%

-27.0%

2001

52%

76%

68%

-24.0%

 

 

 

 

 

* State Reference Point = Minimal Standard

Source: New York State Education Department

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