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ESEA: Indian Education Grants to Local Educational Agencies - FY 2006


CFDA Number: 84.060 - Indian Education Grants to Local Educational Agencies

Program Goal: To help American Indian and Alaska Native children achieve to the same challenging standards expected of all students by supporting access to programs that meet their unique educational and culturally related academic need.

Objective 1 of 1: American Indian and Alaska Native students served by LEAs' receiving Indian Education Formula Grants will progress at rates similar to those for all students in achievement to standards, promotion, and graduation.
Indicator 1.1 of 1: Student achievement: Increasing percentages of American Indian and Alaska Native students will meet or exceed the performance standards established by national assessments.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 4: The percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grade four who were at or above basic level in reading on NAEP.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2000 63  
2002 51 60
2003 47 62
2005   53
2007   60

Measure 1.1.2 of 4: The percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grade eight who were at or above basic level in reading on NAEP.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2002
61
 
2003
57
66
2005
 
63
2007
 
65

Measure 1.1.3 of 4: The percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grade four who scored at or above basic level in math on NAEP.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1996
57
 
2000
40
 
2002
 
64
2003
64
66
2005
 
66
2007
 
70

Measure 1.1.4 of 4: The percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grade eight who scored at or above basic level in math on NAEP.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1996
51
 
2000
47
 
2002
 
62
2003
52
64
2005
 
54
2007
 
60

Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress, 2000, 2002; Schools and Staffing Survey, 1997.

Frequency: Biennially.

Next Data Available: February 2006

Data Validated By: NCES.
Data validated by National Center for Education Statistics review procedures and statistical standards.

Limitations: The small sample (for the subpopulation of American Indian and Alaska Native students) means there is a high degree of standard error surrounding the estimates and limits data collection and possibilities for comparison to other populations. These estimates will vary greatly until a larger population is surveyed.
 
Explanation: NAEP assessments for reading and mathematics are not administered annually. American Indian and Alaska Native students were oversampled for the 2005 NAEP assessments in reading and mathematics to increase the reliability of the data.
 


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Last Modified: 12/28/2005