Civic Report No. 42 July 2004


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

Table 6. Student Achievement: Mathematics
Middle 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 6)

 

1983

59%

 

78%

na

1984

60%

 

80%

na

1985

64%

 

82%

na

1986

65%

 

83%

na

1987

66%

93%

84%

-27.0%

1988

75%

95%

88%

-20.0%

1989

80%

97%

91%

-17.0%

1990

79%

96%

90%

-17.0%

1991

80%

97%

91%

-17.0%

1992

78%

97%

90%

-19.0%

1993

78%

97%

91%

-19.0%

1994

80%

98%

92%

-18.0%

1995

84%

98%

93%

-14.0%

1996

88%

98%

95%

-10.0%

1997

91%

99%

96%

-8.0%

 

(above SRP - Grade 8)

 

1998

23%

46%

38%

-23.0%

1999

22%

50%

41%

-28.0%

2000

23%

48%

39%

-25.0%

2001

30%

57%

48%

-27.0%

* State Reference Point = Minimal Standard

Source: New York State Education Department

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