2006 & 2007 English Language Arts (ELA):
Percentages of Students with Disabilities at Levels 3 & 4

  • Performance of students with disabilities meeting the ELA learning standards increased at every grade in 2007, even with the increase in ELL students with disabilities tested.

  • Overall, 1 in 5 students with disabilities performs at grade level.

  • Gap: Compare the 22.8% average for students with disabilities across grades 3-8 with that for all students in grades 3-8 at 63.4%.

Multiply Values by 100 to Obtain Percent Value
Grade 3Grade 4Grade 5Grade 6Grade 7Grade 8Grades 3-8
20060.2660.2650.2660.1680.1610.1050.202
20070.280.2760.2910.1970.1730.1560.228

Chart Image: Bar Chart showing percentages of students with disabilities at levels 3 & 4 - ELA

Keynote by R. Cort, 10/3/07