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Correlations > Education Statistics > Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Science

DEFINITION: The percentage of students that achieved a scale score in the subject of Science at or above the level of Basic.

Basic implies partial mastery of prerequisite knowledge and skills that are fundamental for proficient work at each grade.

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Correlations between Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Science ...

Variable Strength
...and  Education > Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 8 Science 99% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 8 Science 96% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 4 Science 89% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 4 Science 89% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Reading 87% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 4 Science 84% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 8 Reading 83% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 8 Reading 78% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 4 Reading 76% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 8 Science 75% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 4 Reading 72% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 4 Reading 71% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Math 71% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Elementary & Secondary > Total Students- White, non-Hispanic (per capita) 70% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  People > Percent of People Who are White Alone, Not Hispanic or Latino 69% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  People > Percent of People Who are White Alone 65% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 8 Math 63% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Military > Navy Recruits: Percent White 59% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Elementary & Secondary > Free Lunch Eligible (per capita) (inverse) 58% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 8 Math 57% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Military > Air Force Recruits: Percent White 57% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 4 Science 57% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 4 Math 56% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Percent of People Who Have Completed High School (Including Equivalency) 56% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 4 Math 56% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Postsecondary > Total Fall Enrollment > White (per capita) 53% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 4 Math 53% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Postsecondary > Degrees Awarded > White (per capita) 53% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 4 Reading 52% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Energy > Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons- Expenditures (per capita) 52% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Best Educated Index 49% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > High school diploma or higher, by percentage 48% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Energy > Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons- Expenditures (per $ GDP) 47% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Lifestyle > Best States to Live 47% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Health > Chlamydia Rate (inverse) 45% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Health > Aged SSI as % of Population Ages 65+ (inverse) 45% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Government > 2004 Election > Total votes as percentage 45% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Labor > Employment Ratio 45% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Industry > Industrial firms > Total number of establishments (per capita) 45% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Health > Teen Birth Rate per 1,000 (inverse) 43% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Health > HIV Testing Rate > Past 12 Months (inverse) 42% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > Scale Score, Grade 8 Writing 42% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Elementary & Secondary > Twelfth Grade Students (per capita) 42% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Public Libraries > Current Print Serial Subscriptions per 1,000 Population 41% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Basic > Grade 8 Writing 41% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Advanced > Grade 8 Reading 41% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Education > Assessments > % of Students Above Proficient > Grade 8 Writing 40% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Health > Physical exercise 40% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Housing > Percent of Occupied Housing Units With 1.01 or More Occupants Per Room (inverse) 40% [plot | correlate | graph]
...and  Housing > Percent of Housing Units That Were Built in 1939 or Earlier 40% [plot | correlate | graph]
Average: 59%

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A correlation is a statistical measure of similarity between at least two given sets of data. StateMaster's correlations compare two variables from our database and reveal statistical relationships between them. The percentages you see represent the strength (or likelihood) that a change in the topic variable is matched by a change in the listed variables below it. But remember: These correlations do not imply causation, that is, one does not necessarily cause the other. Also, not all variables contain all states, rather subsets of states matched together.

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  • Outliers have been removed only where they are outside 3 standard deviations of the mean.
  • Only variable pairs where at least 15 states match for each have been considered.
  • Strength is given by the correlation coefficient (R squared). It is the fraction of variation in Y that can be attributed to the variation in X. 100% signifies a perfect fit (R squared of 1). The top 50 such stats are displayed
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