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California High School Exit Exam

California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) County Demographic Summary Report


Demographic Summary
English-Language Arts (March 2010) for (All Grades)
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County: 30 - Orange

Number of Grade 10 Answer Documents Processed: 40,223
All Students Tested
Category Number Tested Number Passed Percent Passed Number Not Passed Percent Not Passed Mean Scaled Score % Proficient & Above** Reading Avg. Percent Correct Word Analysis Reading Avg. Percent Correct Reading Comp. Reading Avg. Percent Correct Lit. Resp. Analysis Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Strat. Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Conv. Writing Applications Average Score Essay*
All Students Tested 42,647 34,579 81% 8,068 19% 386 --% 77% 81% 79% 71% 78% 2.6
Grade
Category Number Tested Number Passed Percent Passed Number Not Passed Percent Not Passed Mean Scaled Score % Proficient & Above** Reading Avg. Percent Correct Word Analysis Reading Avg. Percent Correct Reading Comp. Reading Avg. Percent Correct Lit. Resp. Analysis Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Strat. Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Conv. Writing Applications Average Score Essay*
Tenth 38,677 33,356 86% 5,321 14% 390 --% 78% 84% 82% 74% 80% 2.6
Eleventh 2,627 918 35% 1,709 65% 341 --% 59% 62% 57% 46% 60% 2.1
Twelfth 1,203 255 21% 948 79% 331 --% 57% 57% 51% 40% 55% 1.9
Adult Students 140 50 36% 90 64% 348 --% 69% 67% 61% 49% 60% 2.1
Unknown 0 -- --% -- --% -- --% --% --% --% --% --% --
Gender
Category Number Tested Number Passed Percent Passed Number Not Passed Percent Not Passed Mean Scaled Score % Proficient & Above** Reading Avg. Percent Correct Word Analysis Reading Avg. Percent Correct Reading Comp. Reading Avg. Percent Correct Lit. Resp. Analysis Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Strat. Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Conv. Writing Applications Average Score Essay*
Male 21,987 17,192 78% 4,795 22% 381 --% 76% 80% 78% 69% 76% 2.5
Female 20,657 17,386 84% 3,271 16% 391 --% 77% 83% 81% 74% 81% 2.7
Unknown 3 -- --% -- --% -- --% --% --% --% --% --% --
Race/Ethnicity
Category Number Tested Number Passed Percent Passed Number Not Passed Percent Not Passed Mean Scaled Score % Proficient & Above** Reading Avg. Percent Correct Word Analysis Reading Avg. Percent Correct Reading Comp. Reading Avg. Percent Correct Lit. Resp. Analysis Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Strat. Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Conv. Writing Applications Average Score Essay*
American Indian or Alaska Native 374 327 87% 47 13% 390 --% 79% 84% 82% 75% 80% 2.6
Asian 6,359 5,765 91% 594 9% 406 --% 83% 88% 87% 80% 86% 2.8
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 269 203 75% 66 25% 376 --% 70% 78% 77% 63% 74% 2.5
Filipino 845 782 93% 63 7% 400 --% 81% 87% 85% 77% 85% 2.7
Hispanic or Latino 19,632 13,416 68% 6,216 32% 367 --% 70% 75% 72% 61% 72% 2.4
Black or African American 819 644 79% 175 21% 377 --% 74% 79% 77% 67% 74% 2.5
White 13,593 12,776 94% 817 6% 401 --% 83% 88% 86% 81% 84% 2.7
Two or more races 756 666 88% 90 12% 396 --% 81% 85% 84% 76% 83% 2.7
Language Fluency
Category Number Tested Number Passed Percent Passed Number Not Passed Percent Not Passed Mean Scaled Score % Proficient & Above** Reading Avg. Percent Correct Word Analysis Reading Avg. Percent Correct Reading Comp. Reading Avg. Percent Correct Lit. Resp. Analysis Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Strat. Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Conv. Writing Applications Average Score Essay*
English Only Students 21,177 19,370 91% 1,807 9% 398 --% 81% 86% 85% 78% 83% 2.7
Initially Fluent English Proficient (IFEP) 3,342 3,135 94% 207 6% 405 --% 83% 88% 88% 80% 86% 2.8
Reclassified Fluent English Proficient (RFEP) 8,606 8,221 96% 385 4% 395 --% 80% 86% 85% 77% 84% 2.7
English Learner Students 9,377 3,790 40% 5,587 60% 343 --% 61% 64% 59% 47% 61% 2.1
Unknown 145 63 43% 82 57% 350 --% 69% 67% 63% 52% 64% 2.1
Economic Status
Category Number Tested Number Passed Percent Passed Number Not Passed Percent Not Passed Mean Scaled Score % Proficient & Above** Reading Avg. Percent Correct Word Analysis Reading Avg. Percent Correct Reading Comp. Reading Avg. Percent Correct Lit. Resp. Analysis Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Strat. Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Conv. Writing Applications Average Score Essay*
Not Economically Disadvantaged Students 13,001 12,084 93% 917 7% 402 --% 83% 87% 86% 80% 84% 2.7
Economically Disadvantaged Students 18,413 12,548 68% 5,865 32% 368 --% 70% 75% 72% 61% 72% 2.4
Unknown 11,233 9,947 89% 1,286 11% 396 --% 80% 85% 84% 77% 82% 2.6
Migrant Education Program Participation
Category Number Tested Number Passed Percent Passed Number Not Passed Percent Not Passed Mean Scaled Score % Proficient & Above** Reading Avg. Percent Correct Word Analysis Reading Avg. Percent Correct Reading Comp. Reading Avg. Percent Correct Lit. Resp. Analysis Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Strat. Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Conv. Writing Applications Average Score Essay*
Students Receiving Services 60 29 48% 31 52% 348 --% 68% 67% 61% 48% 64% 2.1
Special Education Program Participation
Category Number Tested Number Passed Percent Passed Number Not Passed Percent Not Passed Mean Scaled Score % Proficient & Above** Reading Avg. Percent Correct Word Analysis Reading Avg. Percent Correct Reading Comp. Reading Avg. Percent Correct Lit. Resp. Analysis Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Strat. Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Conv. Writing Applications Average Score Essay*
Students Receiving Services 3,510 1,289 37% 2,221 63% 340 --% 57% 61% 59% 46% 57% 2.0
Students Tested with Modification
Category Number Tested Number Passed Percent Passed Number Not Passed Percent Not Passed Mean Scaled Score % Proficient & Above** Reading Avg. Percent Correct Word Analysis Reading Avg. Percent Correct Reading Comp. Reading Avg. Percent Correct Lit. Resp. Analysis Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Strat. Writing Avg. Percent Correct Writing Conv. Writing Applications Average Score Essay*
Students Tested with Modification 520

*Each student essay receives two scores that range from 1 (lowest) to 4 (highest) or non-scorable (NS). The average of these two scores is listed above. The Writing Applications score counts as 20% of the Total English-Language Arts score.

**Calculated for 10th graders for federal Adequate Yearly Progress accountability purposes only.

-- The number of pupils in this category is too small for statistical accuracy or privacy protection.

You may obtain copies of selected test questions at your school site or at the following Web site: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/resources.asp

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