U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

Arizona
http://www.ade.state.az.us/


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$4,672

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
413

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
914 230 282 94 1,552

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
245

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
24,315 7,770 10,488 301 43,077

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
519,054 618,250
9-12
(CCD)
182,737 227,919
Total
(CCD)
709,453 851,294
Pre-K
(by state definition)
3,164 1,772

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 43%, Local 44%, Federal 10%, Intermediate 3%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 49,133 56,849
  7% 7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 11,373 16,566
  2% 2%
Black 29,720 39,149
  4% 5%
Hispanic 196,118 278,733
  28% 33%
White 423,109 459,997
  60% 54%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
53,065 80,199
9% 9%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
90,609 125,311
12% 15%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
18,658 n/a
2%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

*data not available

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)


Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Grade level meets 1 year academic growth (50th percentile)

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Grade level score > 40% of state schools in growth (3 yr. avg.)

Indicators for School Accountability
NRT scores Standards-based

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Transition: Gap-reduction toward 90 percent proficient and No students below basic in reading and math.


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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide Programs Targeted Assistance Totals
Number of Schools 710 394 1,104
  64% 36% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 384 252 636
  54% 64% 58%
School in Need of Improvement 108 61 169
  15% 15% 15%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$133,084,517

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 22% 28%
Basic level and above 53% 73%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 17% 21%
Basic level and above 59% 62%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards
State Definition of "Proficient" Meets Performance Standard

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 3

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Arrow
  Falls Far Below Approaches | Meets Exceeds
All Students 12% 18% | 46% 25%
Title I Schools 21 24 | 42 14
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 35 28 | 31 6
Migratory students 24 22 | 38 16
Students with Disabilities 33 22 | 33 13

Mathematics
          Proficient Arrow
  Falls Far Below Approaches | Meets Exceeds
All Students 19% 28% | 39% 14%
Title I Schools 30 34 | 30 6
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 43 35 | 20 3
Migratory students 34 32 | 28 6
Students with Disabilities 40 29 | 25 6

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Arrow
  Falls Far Below Approaches | Meets Exceeds
All Students 30% 18% | 38% 14%
Title I Schools 46 19 | 28 6
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 69 16 | 13 2
Migratory Students 49 18 | 26 7
Students with Disabilities 62 13 | 19 5

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Arrow
  Falls Far Below Approaches | Meets Exceeds
All Students 44% 38% | 13% 5%
Title I Schools 62 30 | 6 2
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 78 19 | 3 2
Migratory Students 67 27 | 5 1
Students with Disabilities 77 18 | 4 1

 

Grade 10

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Arrow
  Falls Far Below Approaches | Meets Exceeds
All Students 12% 20% | 47% 21%
Title I Schools 23 29 | 38 10
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 55 29 | 14 2
Migratory Students 29 27 | 36 9
Students with Disabilities 62 26 | 12 *

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Arrow
  Falls Far Below Approaches | Meets Exceeds
All Students 72% 11% | 16% 1%
Title I Schools 87 6 | 7 0
High Poverty Schools     |    
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 97 2 | 1 0
Migratory Students 92 4 | 4 *
Students with Disabilities 99 1 | * 0


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a 8%
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
15,160 17,421
48% 48%

Sources


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