INDIGENOUS POLICY JOURNAL

December 16, 2009

Conner – Tables 1 – 5

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Table 1

Description of Variables

Variable Description
School Quality1Meets Adequate Yearly Progress

(AYP) in 2006-07

Duration of not meeting AYP as of

2006-07                   

    School does not meet AYP
    School meets AYP
3 years or less4 years or more
Student Performance2
9th Grade Science Proficiency Percent of American Indian students proficient or above
9th Grade Math Proficiency Percent of American Indian students proficient or above
9th Grade Reading Proficiency Percent of American Indian students proficient or above
11th Grade Math Proficiency
    Percent of American Indian students proficient or above
11th Grade Reading Proficiency Percent of American Indian students proficient or above
Student Retention3
Average Graduation rate between2004-05 and 2006-07 Three year average graduation rate for American Indianstudents
Attendance Rate 2005-06 American Indian attendance rate 9th – 12th grades
Preparation for Higher Education4
    Average SAT I Verbal Scores
    for 2004-05 and 2005-06
    Two year average SAT verbal scores for all students
Average SAT I Math Scoresfor 2004-05 and 2005-06 Two year average SAT math scores for all students
Percent Enrollment in AdvancedPlacement (AP) Classes 2006-07 Percent American Indian enrollment in 9th – 12th grade APClasses

1 Based on State District Report Cards released annually by school districts and     organized by the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED).

2 NMPED’s statistics and data files for 2006-2007.

3 NMPED’s statistics and data files for years between 2004-05 and 2006-07.

4 New Mexico Higher Education Department (2008).

Table 2

Two Measures of School Quality Comparing Public High Schools Serving American Indian Students from Gaming and Nongaming Nations in New Mexico in 2006-07*

Schools serving students from gaming nations (N=13) Schools serving students from nongaming nations (N=23) Percent Difference
Adequate YearlyProgress (AYP)
Schools meeting AYP              in 2006-07 Number of Schools 2 1
Percent 15.38 4.35 11.03
Schools Failing to MeetAYP in 2006-2007 for:
3 Years or less Number of Schools 4 9
Percent 30.77 39.13 -8.36
4 Years or more Number of Schools 9 14
Percent 69.23 60.87 8.36

*Source: NM District Report Cards (2007)

Table 3

Five Measure of Student Performance Comparing Public High Schools Serving American Indian Students from Gaming and Nongaming Nations in New Mexico in 2006-07

American Indian Students Scoring “Proficient or Above” on: Schools serving students from gaming nations Schools serving students from  nongaming nations Percent                Difference
9th Grade Science Exam MeanPercent 23.58 22.06 1.52
Standard Deviation 10.37 10.85
Number of Schools 11 20
9th Grade Math Exam MeanPercent 23.51 20.39 3.12
Standard Deviation 14.67 10.77
Number of Schools 11 20
9th Grade Reading Exam MeanPercent 29.16 29.24 -0.08
Standard Deviation 11.67 9.29
Number of Schools 11 20
11th Grade Math Exam MeanPercent 20.16 14.50 5.66
Standard Deviation 14.04 10.20
Number of Schools 10 20
11th Grade Reading Exam MeanPercent 34.23 31.50 2.73
Standard Deviation 14.61 11.31
Number of Schools 10 20

* Source:  NMPED Statistics and Data Files (2008)

Table 4

Two Measures of Student Retention Comparing Public High Schools Serving American Indian Students from Gaming and Nongaming Nations in New Mexico between 2004 and 2007*

American Indian Student: Schools serving students from gaming nations (n=10) Schools serving students from nongaming nations (n=17) PercentDifference
Average graduation rate between 2004-05 and 2006-07 MeanPercent 83.70 80.08 3.62
Standard Deviation 8.87 9.77
Attendance rate in 2005-06 MeanPercent 91.69 91.29 0.40
Standard Deviation 3.42 2.62

*Source:   NMPED Statistics and Data files (2008)

Table 5

Three Measures of Student Preparation Comparing Public School Districts and Public High Schools Serving American Indian Students from Gaming and Nongaming Nations in New Mexico in 2004-05 and 2006-07*

All Students: Schools serving students from gaming nations (n=9) Schools servingstudents from

nongaming nations (n=11)

ScoreDifference
Average SAT 1 Verbal Score for 2004-05 and 2005-06 MeanScore 532.00 485.14 46.86
Standard Deviation 54.83 51.34
Percent American Indian 25% 60%
Average SAT 1 Math Score for 2004-05 and 2005-06 MeanScore 512.78 489.73 23.05
Standard Deviation 41.83 46.16
Percent American Indian 25% 60%
American Indian Enrollment in: School districts serving students from gaming nations(n=7) School districts serving students from nongaming nations(n=5) Percent Difference
Advanced Placement Classes in 2006-07 MeanPercent 7.28 6.83 0.45
Standard Deviation 5.60 4.12

*Source:  New Mexico Higher Education Department (2008)

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