Chart Image: Fewer students with disabilities demonstrate serious academic difficulties in Big Five cities

Summary: Bar chart - Fewer students with disabilities demonstrate serious academic difficulties in Big Five cities. But more students in Big Five cities score at Level 1 in grades 3-8 ELA compared to rest of school districts - New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Yonkers, Big Five Cities combined, rest of State and total - 2006-2009

Fewer students with disabilities demonstrate serious academic difficulties in Big Five cities
New York City Buffalo Rochester Syracuse Yonkers Big Five Cities Combined Rest of State Total Public
20060.4130.5490.3440.4910.410.4190.290.346
20070.3060.4130.4050.3420.3870.3170.1960.351
20080.2040.2760.2750.2750.2460.2120.1480.176
20090.1030.1350.160.1690.130.1090.0790.092

Percentage of Students with Disabilities Scoring at Level 1 in Grades 3-8 ELA

Fewer students with disabilities demonstrate serious academic difficulties in each of the Big Five Cities. But, more students in Big Five Cities score at Level 1 compared to rest of school districts.