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Number of students withdrawn/ineligible, excluded, assessed, and absent, by session type and grade: 2008
Grade Session type Number of sessions Number of withdrawn/ineligible students Number of students excluded from the assessment Number of students to be assessed Number of students absent the day of testing Number of students assessed
4 Total 2,100 2,100 1,300 40,200 2,200 37,700
Mathematics, reading, science 1,900 2,000 1,300 38,400 2,100 36,300
Science HOTs § § § 600 § 500
Science ICTs § § § 500 § 200
Science HOTs/ICTs § § § 300 § 300
8 Total 2,600 3,200 1,800 56,200 4,400 51,800
Mathematics, reading, science 1,900 2,700 1,600 45,900 3,600 42,300
Arts - music 300 300 § 4,200 300 4,000
Arts - visual arts 300 200 § 4,200 300 4,000
Science HOTs § § § 700 § 600
Science ICTs § § § 600 § 500
Science HOTs/ICTs § § § 300 § 300
12 Total 1,500 3,000 1,100 30,300 6,300 24,800
Mathematics, reading, science 1,300 2,700 1,000 28,000 5,700 22,700
Science HOTs § § § 900 200 700
Science ICTs § 100 § 700 200 300
Science HOTs/ICTs § § § 400 100 300
§ Less than 100 students.
NOTE: Sessions and student counts are rounded to nearest hundred. Detail may not sum to total because of rounding. Science HOTs = hands-on tasks; Science ICTs = Interactive computer tasks. Music and visual arts assessments were operational; all science assessments were pilots, as were the mathematics and reading assessments for grade 12; mathematics and reading assessments for grades 4 and 8 were field tests.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2008 Assessment.

Last updated 24 August 2010 (JL)