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School Response Rates for the 2006 Civics Assessment

The following table shows school response rates for the 2006 civics assessment by grade and school type (public, Catholic, non-Catholic private). Results are shown both before and after the substitute schools were recruited for originally sampled nonresponding schools. The table includes unweighted counts and percentages and weighted percentages using the school base weight multiplied by the estimated grade enrollment.

School response rates before and after substitution for public and private schools, civics assessment, by school type and grade: 2006
Grade School type Response category Before substitution After substitution
Sample count Unweighted percentage Weighted percentage (by base weight and enrollment) Sample count Unweighted percentage Weighted percentage (by base weight and enrollment)
4 National public Total eligible 350 100.00 100.00 350 100.00 100.00
Respondents 330 95.11 95.43 330 95.69 96.28
Nonrespondents 20 4.89 4.57 20 4.31 3.72
National private Total eligible 110 100.00 100.00 110 100.00 100.00
Respondents 60 59.81 61.35 80 77.57 77.07
Nonrespondents 40 40.19 38.65 20 22.43 22.93
Catholic Total eligible 50 100.00 100.00 50 100.00 100.00
Respondents 40 89.36 91.60 40 93.62 94.78
Nonrespondents 10 10.64 8.40 # 6.38 5.22
Non-Catholic private Total eligible 60 100.00 100.00 60 100.00 100.00
Respondents 20 36.67 34.44 40 65.00 61.31
Nonrespondents 40 63.33 65.56 20 35.00 38.69
8 National public Total eligible 430 100.00 100.00 430 100.00 100.00
Respondents 410 95.32 95.48 410 96.02 96.23
Nonrespondents 20 4.68 4.52 20 3.98 3.77
National private Total eligible 120 100.00 100.00 120 100.00 100.00
Respondents 80 65.32 62.36 100 79.84 79.52
Nonrespondents 40 34.68 37.64 30 20.16 20.48
Catholic Total eligible 60 100.00 100.00 60 100.00 100.00
Respondents 50 82.54 83.48 60 90.48 91.53
Nonrespondents 10 17.46 16.52 10 9.52 8.47
Non-Catholic private Total eligible 60 100.00 100.00 60 100.00 100.00
Respondents 30 47.54 41.38 40 68.85 67.60
Nonrespondents 30 52.46 58.62 20 31.15 32.40
12 National public Total eligible 610 100.00 100.00 610 100.00 100.00
Respondents 500 81.60 83.19 520 85.02 86.60
Nonrespondents 110 18.40 16.81 90 14.98 13.40
National private Total eligible 120 100.00 100.00 120 100.00 100.00
Respondents 60 45.16 40.94 70 57.26 54.16
Nonrespondents 70 54.84 59.06 50 42.74 45.84
Catholic Total eligible 40 100.00 100.00 40 100.00 100.00
Respondents 30 61.36 52.61 30 70.45 60.19
Nonrespondents 20 38.64 47.39 10 29.55 39.81
Non-Catholic private Total eligible 80 100.00 100.00 80 100.00 100.00
Respondents 30 36.25 27.78 40 50.00 47.37
Nonrespondents 50 63.75 72.22 40 50.00 52.63
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Sample counts of schools are rounded to nearest ten.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2006 Civics Assessment.

Last updated 01 December 2009 (JL)

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