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2008 STAR Research File Layout

The research file layouts for the 2008 Standardized Testing and Reporting data.

Legend

Type Description
 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 - '2007' 4Y 4 19 22
Subgroup ID (Detailed listing provided Below – Table A) ZN 3 23 25

Test Type
*CST = 'C'
*CMA='M'
*STS = 'S'
*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 2 95 96
PAC75 (Percent Scoring above 75th NPR) SN 3 97 99
PAC50 (Percent Scoring at or above 50th NPR) SN 3 100 102
PAC25 (Percent Scoring above 25th NPR) SN 3 103 105
Students with Scores SN 7 106 112
STS Average Percentage Correct SN 3 113 115
* Note: Data will be blank if it is not applicable to that test.

Table A

Subgroup SubGroup ID
All Students 1

Gender

Subgroup SubGroup ID
Males 3
Females 4

English-Language Fluency

Subgroup SubGroup ID
Fluent-English Proficient and English Only 6
Initially Fluent-English Proficient (I-FEP) 7
Reclassified Fluent-English Proficient (R-FEP)  8
English Only 180
English Learner 160
English Learners Enrolled in Schools in the U.S. Less than 12 Months 120
English Learners Enrolled in Schools in the U.S. 12 Months or More 142

Economic Status

Subgroup SubGroup ID
Economically Disadvantaged 31
Not Economically Disadvantaged 111

Ethnicity for Economically Disadvantaged

Subgroup SubGroup ID
Black or African American 200
American Indian or Alaska Native 201
Asian 202
Filipino 203
Hispanic or Latino 204
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 205
White 206
Ethnicity -- Declined to State 207

Ethnicity for Not Economically Disadvantaged

Subgroup SubGroup ID
Black or African American 220
American Indian or Alaska Native 221
Asian 222
Filipino 223
Hispanic or Latino 224
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 225
White 226
Ethnicity -- Declined to State 227

Disability Status

Subgroup SubGroup ID
Students with Disability 128
Students with No Reported Disability 99

Ethnicity

Subgroup SubGroup ID
Black or African American 74
American Indian or Alaska Native 75
Filipino 77
Hispanic or Latino 78
White 80
Asian 76
Chinese 129
Japanese 130
Other Asian 136
Korean 131
Vietnamese 132
Asian Indian 133
Laotian 134
Cambodian 135
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 79
Hawaiian 137
Guamanian 138
Samoan 139
Tahitian 140
Other Pacific Islander 141
Ethnicity -- Declined to State 999

Parent Education

Subgroup SubGroup ID
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

Subgroup SubGroup ID
Migrant Education 28
Indian Education 29
Gifted and Talented 30
Receiving Title 1 Services 146
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 through Primary Language 167
English Learner in Other Program 170
English Learner in No Program 171

Table B - Grade

GradeDescription
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 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 Summative High School 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 1
25 CST Integrated/Coordinated Science 2
26 CST Integrated/Coordinated Science 3
27 CST Integrated/Coordinated Science 4
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 Science -Grade 5, Grade 8, and Grade 10 Life Science
38 STS Reading-Language Arts
39 STS Mathematics
43 CAPA Science
44 CMA English - Language Arts
45 CMA Mathematics
46 CMA Science

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
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Last Reviewed: Friday, August 13, 2021
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