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School Response Rates for the 2006 U.S. History Assessment

The following table shows school response rates for the 2006 U.S. history 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, U.S. history 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 310 100.00 100.00 310 100.00 100.00
Respondents 290 92.65 93.35 290 93.29 94.20
Nonrespondents 20 7.35 6.65 20 6.71 5.80
National private Total eligible 60 100.00 100.00 60 100.00 100.00
Respondents 30 56.67 69.97 40 60.00 76.57
Nonrespondents 30 43.33 30.03 20 40.00 23.43
Catholic Total eligible 30 100.00 100.00 30 100.00 100.00
Respondents 20 88.46 94.52 20 88.46 94.52
Nonrespondents # 11.54 5.48 # 11.54 5.48
Non-Catholic private Total eligible 30 100.00 100.00 30 100.00 100.00
Respondents 10 32.35 49.16 10 38.24 61.35
Nonrespondents 20 67.65 50.84 20 61.76 38.65
8 National public Total eligible 410 100.00 100.00 410 100.00 100.00
Respondents 390 93.22 93.53 390 93.95 94.29
Nonrespondents 30 6.78 6.47 30 6.05 5.71
National private Total eligible 90 100.00 100.00 90 100.00 100.00
Respondents 50 58.43 63.10 60 71.91 78.33
Nonrespondents 40 41.57 36.90 30 28.09 21.67
Catholic Total eligible 50 100.00 100.00 50 100.00 100.00
Respondents 40 78.26 82.14 40 86.96 91.30
Nonrespondents 10 21.74 17.86 10 13.04 8.70
Non-Catholic private Total eligible 40 100.00 100.00 40 100.00 100.00
Respondents 20 37.21 42.99 20 55.81 64.62
Nonrespondents 30 62.79 57.01 20 44.19 35.38
12 National public Total eligible 600 100.00 100.00 600 100.00 100.00
Respondents 490 81.29 83.23 510 84.77 86.64
Nonrespondents 110 18.71 16.77 90 15.23 13.36
National private Total eligible 110 100.00 100.00 110 100.00 100.00
Respondents 50 44.74 45.99 60 54.39 55.98
Nonrespondents 60 55.26 54.01 50 45.61 44.02
Catholic Total eligible 40 100.00 100.00 40 100.00 100.00
Respondents 30 62.79 54.64 30 72.09 62.23
Nonrespondents 20 37.21 45.36 10 27.91 37.77
Non-Catholic private Total eligible 70 100.00 100.00 70 100.00 100.00
Respondents 20 33.80 36.61 30 43.66 49.20
Nonrespondents 50 66.20 63.39 40 56.34 50.80
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Sample counts of schools are rounded to nearest 10.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2006 U.S. History Assessment.

Last updated 01 December 2009 (JL)

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