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Snapshot of Success

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This chart shows key statistical information for the 2001-02 school year for five high-poverty districts that were found in a new report to have raised students' test scores over three or more years.

Aldine Chula
Vista
Kent
County
Minnea-
polis
Providence
Per-pupil budget ($) 6,822 5,500 8,000 10,854 9,897
Number of students 52,520 23,132 2,795 47,470 27,192

Student racial/ethnic distribution (%)

         White 9 20 70 26 17
          Black 34 5 27 44 22
          Hispanic 55 62 3 11 52
          Asian 3 12 0 15 3
          Other 0 1 0 4 1
Free/reduced-priced lunch eligibility (%) 74 44 38 67 80
English as a second language (%) 23 33 1 24 22
Average teacher
salary($)
43,732 48,644 50,240 49,190 ---
Average years of teaching experience 11 14 17 11 ---

NOTE: Percentages may not add up to 100 because of rounding.
SOURCE: Learning First Alliance. The report can be ordered from the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development at www.ascd.org

Vol. 22, Issue 29, Page 13

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