State of Alaska
2018 – Alaska Science Assessments (ASA)

Statewide Results

Count and Percentage of Students by Proficiency Level

Grade 4
Subject Advanced/Proficient Below Proficient/Far Below Proficient Enrollment Participation
Rate
 
Count / Percent1 Count / Percent1
Science 4,174 / 43.73% 5,370 / 56.27% 10329 92.40% Groups

 

Results by Subgroups

Grade 4
Science Advanced/Proficient Below Proficient/Far Below Proficient Enrollment Participation
Rate
Count / Percent1 Count / Percent1
Race/Ethnicity
African American 74 / 24.92% 223 / 75.08% 308 96.43%
Alaska Native/American Indian 428 / 19.44% 1,774 / 80.56% 2287 96.28%
Asian/Pacific Islander 254 / 30.90% 568 / 69.10% 837 98.21%
Caucasian 2,640 / 60.43% 1,729 / 39.57% 4965 88.00%
Hispanic 272 / 39.42% 418 / 60.58% 716 96.37%
Two or More Races 506 / 43.47% 658 / 56.53% 1216 95.72%
Gender
Male 2,204 / 44.87% 2,708 / 55.13% 5338 92.02%
Female 1,970 / 42.53% 2,662 / 57.47% 4991 92.81%
Special Populations
Students With Disabilities 239 / 18.37% 1,062 / 81.63% 1394 93.33%
Disabled With Accommodations 121 / 13.12% 801 / 86.88% N/A N/A
Students Without Disabilities 3,935 / 47.74% 4,308 / 52.26% 8935 92.26%
Limited English Proficient 250 / 16.04% 1,309 / 83.96% 1588 98.17%
Not Limited English Proficient 3,924 / 49.14% 4,061 / 50.86% 8741 91.35%
Economically Disadvantaged 1,470 / 28.93% 3,611 / 71.07% 5392 94.23%
Not Economically Disadvantaged 2,704 / 60.59% 1,759 / 39.41% 4937 90.40%
Migrant Students 240 / 30.00% 560 / 70.00% 820 97.56%
Not Migrant Students 3,934 / 44.99% 4,810 / 55.01% 9509 91.95%
Active Duty Parent/Guardian 460 / 59.28% 316 / 40.72% 836 92.82%
Not Active Duty Parent/Guardian 3,714 / 42.36% 5,054 / 57.64% 9493 92.36%
Homeless 43 / 18.70% 187 / 81.30% 239 96.23%
Not Homeless 4,131 / 44.35% 5,183 / 55.65% 10090 92.31%
Foster Care 21 / 16.67% 105 / 83.33% 131 96.18%
Not Foster Care 4,153 / 44.10% 5,265 / 55.90% 10198 92.35%

 

* Results cannot be published without releasing personally identifiable information.
1 The percentage of students at each proficiency level only includes students who participated in the content assessment.