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2004 STAR Research File Layout

The research file layouts for the 2004 Standardized Testing and Reporting data.

Legend

Type Legend
T Alphabetic text (letters only)
A Alphanumeric text (letters and numbers allowed)
N Number (numbers only)
SA Alphanumeric with left-filled spaces
AS Alphanumeric with right-filled spaces
ZA Alphanumeric with left-filled zeroes
AZ Alphanumeric with right-filled zeroes
ZN Numeric with left-filled zeroes
NZ Numeric with right-filled zeroes
SN Numeric with left-filled spaces
4Y 4-digit year

Entities File

The file created is comprised of state, all tested counties, districts, and schools in California
Data Type Length Start Position End Position
County Code ZN 2 1 2
District Code ZN 5 3 7
School Code ZN 7 8 14
Charter Number ZN 4 15 18
Test Year ZN 4 19 22
Type ID
‘04’ = State
‘05’ = County
‘06’ = District
‘07’ = School
‘09’ = Independent Charter School
‘10’ = Dependent Charter School
ZN 2 23 24
County Name AS 50 25 74
District Name AS 50 75 124
School Name AS 50 125 174
Zip Code ZN 5 175 179

Test Data File

Data/Column Heading Type Length Start Position End Position
County Code ZA 2 1 2
District Code ZA 5 3 7
School Code ZA 7 8 14
Charter Number ZA 4 15 18
Test Year - '2004' 4Y 4 19 22
Subgroup ID (Detailed listing provided Below – Table A) ZN 3 23 25
Test Type
*CST = 'C'
*CAPA = 'P'
*CAT/6 = 'N'
A 1 26 26
CAPA Assessment Level (Table D) N 1 27 27
Total STAR Enrollment SN 7 28 34
Total Tested at Entity Level SN 7 35 41
Total Tested at Subgroup Level SN 7 42 48
Grade (values 02 – 13) - Table B ZN 2 49 50
Test ID (Detailed listing provided below – Table C) ZN 2 51 52
STAR Reported Enrollment/CAPA Eligible SN 7 53 59
Students Tested SN 7 60 66
Percent Tested SN 5 67 71
Mean Scaled Score SN 5(999.9) 72 76
CST/CAPA Percentage Advanced SN 3 77 79
CST/CAPA Percentage Proficient SN 3 80 82
CST/CAPA Percentage At or above Proficient SN 3 83 85
CST/CAPA Percentage Basic SN 3 86 88
CST/CAPA Percentage Below Basic SN 3 89 91
CST/CAPA Percentage Far Below Basic SN 3` 92 94
Mean PR (NPR for Average Student Score) SN 3 95 97
PAC75 (Percent Scoring above 75th NPR) SN 3 98 100
PAC50 (Percent Scoring at or above 50th NPR) SN 3 101 103
>PAC25 (Percent Scoring above 25th NPR) SN 3 104 106
* Note: Data will be blank if it is not applicable to that test.

Table A

Subgroups SubGroup ID
All Students 1
Gender
Males 3
Females 4
English-Language Fluency
Fluent-English Proficient and English Only 6
Initially Fluent-English Proficient (I-FEP) 7
Redesignated Fluent-English Proficient (R-FEP) 8
English Only 180
English Learner 160
English Learners Enrolled in CA Public Schools Less than 12 Months 120
English Learners Enrolled in CA Public Schools 12 Months or More 142
Economic Status
Economically Disadvantaged 31
Non-Economically Disadvantaged 111
Students with Disabilities
Students with Disability 128
Students with No Reported Disability 99
Ethnicity
African American 74
American Indian or Alaska Native 75
Filipino 77
Hispanic or Latino 78
White (not Hispanic) 80
Asian 76
Chinese 129
Japanese 130
Korean 131
Vietnamese 132
Asian Indian 133
Laotian 134
Cambodian 135
Other Asian 136
Pacific Islander 79
Native Hawaiian 137
Guamanian 138
Samoan 139
Tahitian 140
Other Pacific Islander 141
Parent Education
Not a High School Graduate 90
High School Graduate 91
Some College (Includes AA Degree) 92
College Graduate 93
Graduate School/Post Graduate 94
Parent Education -- Declined to State 121
Special Program Participation
Class Size Reduction Option 1 24
Class Size Reduction Option 2 25
Migrant Education 28
Indian Education 29
Gifted and Talented 30
ESEA Title 1 School wide 146
ESEA Title 1 Targeted 147
English Learner in ELD 108
English Learner in ELD and SDAIE 165
English Learner in ELD and SDAIE with Primary Language Support 166
English Learner in ELD and Academic Subjects with Primary Language Support 167

Table B

Grade Description
02 2nd Grade
03 3rd Grade
04 4th Grade
05 5th Grade
06 6th Grade
07 7th Grade
08 8th Grade
09 9th Grade
10 10th Grade
11 11th Grade
12 12th Grade
13 End of Course

Table D -CAPA Levels

CAPA Levels Corresponding Grade-Spans
Level I Students in grades 2-11 (those with the most complex/profound disabilities)
Level II Students in grades 2 and 3
Level III Students in grades 4 and 5
Level IV Students in grades 6-8
Level V Students in grades 9-11

Table C - Test

Test ID Test Name
01 CAT/6 Reading
02 CAT/6 Mathematics
03 CAT/6 Language
04 CAT/6 Spelling
05 CAT/6 Science
07 CST English-Language Arts Standards
08 CST Mathematics
09 CST Algebra I
10 CST Integrated Math 1
11 CST Geometry
12 CST Integrated Math 2
13 CST Algebra II
14 CST Integrated Math 3
15 CST High School (Summative) Mathematics (Grade 9-11)
18 CST World History
19 CST U.S. History
20 CST Biology/Life Sciences
21 CST Chemistry
22 CST Earth Science
23 CST Physics
24 CST Integrated/Coordinated Science I
25 CST Integrated/Coordinated Science II
26 CST Integrated/Coordinated Science III
27 CST Integrated/Coordinated Science IV
28 CST General Mathematics (Grades 6 & 7 Standards)
29 CST History - Social Science Grade 8 Cumulative
30 CAPA English-Language Arts
31 CAPA Mathematics
32 CST Grade 5 Science
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Last Reviewed: Friday, August 13, 2021
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