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Summary of Quality Control Error Analysis for NAEP 2003 Data Entry

The following summary tables give the upper 99.8 percent confidence limit for the error rates for each of the instruments as well as the sampling information. The 99.8 percent confidence limit and the selection rates indicated were chosen to make these results comparable to those of administrations since 1983, all of which used the same parameters. In 2003, the mathematics and reading assessments were not administered at grade 12.

Summary of quality control error analysis for data entry of student booklets, by assessment and grade: 2003
Assessment Grade Number of samples Selection rate Number of different booklets Number of booklets sampled Number of fields sampled Number of errors Observed error rate Upper 99.8% confidence limit
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2003 Assessment.
Mathematics 4 201,094 1/3243 50 62 4,537 17 0.0037 0.0072
8 162,727 1/2668 50 61 5,096 21 0.0041 0.0074
Reading 4 203,897 1/3043 50 67 3,815 3 0.0008 0.0032
8 167,488 1/2991 73 56 3,691 7 0.0019 0.0050

Summary of quality control error analysis for data entry of teacher questionnaires, by assessment and grade: 2003
Assessment Grade Number of samples Selection rate Number of different booklets Number of booklets sampled Number of fields sampled Number of errors Observed error rate Upper 99.8% confidence limit
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2003 Assessment.
Mathematics 4 14,905 1/364 1 41 4,059 20 0.0049 0.0090
8 14,048 1/468 1 30 1,080 9 0.0083 0.0198
Reading 4 16,876 1/367 1 46 4,554 20 0.0044 0.0080
8 13,583 1/485 1 28 1,120 0 0.0000 0.0055

Summary of quality control error analysis for data entry of school characteristics and policies questionnaires, by assessment and grade: 2003
Assessment Grade Number of samples Selection rate Number of different booklets Number of booklets sampled Number of fields sampled Number of errors Observed error rate Upper 99.8% confidence limit
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2003 Assessment.
Mathematics 4 7,754 1/138 1 56 4,760 0 0.0000 0.0013
8 6,334 1/135 1 47 4,230 0 0.0000 0.0015
Reading 4 7,754 1/138 1 56 4,760 0 0.0000 0.0013
8 6,334 1/135 1 47 4,230 0 0.0000 0.0015

Summary of quality control error analysis for data entry of SD/LEP questionnaires, by assessment and grade: 2003
Assessment Grade Number of samples Selection rate Number of different booklets Number of booklets sampled Number of fields sampled Number of errors Observed error rate Upper 99.8% confidence limit
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2003 Assessment.
Mathematics 4 37,261 1/525 1 71 4,260 9 0.0021 0.0050
8 25,448 1/446 1 57 3,420 16 0.0047 0.0091
Reading 4 37,299 1/429 1 87 5,220 3 0.0006 0.0017
8 25,742 1/429 1 60 3,600 1 0.0003 0.0023

Last updated 15 September 2008 (RF)

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