Search

Advanced Search

Translate
Share|

8th Grade Students Proficient in Math

This indicator shows the percentage of eighth grade students that are proficient or above in mathematics.
The percentage is based on student scores from the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test 2.0 (FCAT 2.0).

8th Grade Students Proficient in Math

49
38
Comparison: FL Counties 

33

percent
Measurement Period: 2014

County: Miami-Dade

Technical Note: The distribution is based on data from 67 Florida counties.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: August 2014
View Full Map Maps FAQ

Sorry, we are unable to provide mapping at this exact location. Click the map to view other mapped locations for this indicator.

Why is this important?

Competence in mathematics is essential for functioning in everyday life, as well as for success in our increasingly technological workplace. Students who take higher level mathematics and science courses which require strong fundamental skills in mathematics are more likely to attend and to complete college.

8th Grade Students Proficient in Math : Time Series

2005: 49 2006: 51 2007: 54 2008: 62 2009: 60 2010: 63 2011: 66 2012: 56 2013: 35 2014: 33

percent


Indicates a change in methodology
2011  Beginning in 2011, the Florida Department of Education transitioned from the FCAT to the FCAT 2.0 End-of-Course Assessment for Reading and Mathematics. Please use caution when comparing FCAT 2.0 results with those prior to 2011.

8th Grade Students Proficient in Math

Comparison: Prior Value 

33

percent
Measurement Period: 2014

County: Miami-Dade

Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Healthy Communities Institute
Last Updated: August 2014

Why is this important?

Competence in mathematics is essential for functioning in everyday life, as well as for success in our increasingly technological workplace. Students who take higher level mathematics and science courses which require strong fundamental skills in mathematics are more likely to attend and to complete college.

8th Grade Students Proficient in Math : Time Series

2005: 49 2006: 51 2007: 54 2008: 62 2009: 60 2010: 63 2011: 66 2012: 56 2013: 35 2014: 33

percent


Indicates a change in methodology
2011  Beginning in 2011, the Florida Department of Education transitioned from the FCAT to the FCAT 2.0 End-of-Course Assessment for Reading and Mathematics. Please use caution when comparing FCAT 2.0 results with those prior to 2011.