R Dataset / Package Ecdat / MCAS

Documentation

On this Picostat.com statistics page, you will find information about the MCAS data set which pertains to The Massachusetts Test Score Data Set . The MCAS data set is found in the Ecdat R package. You can load the MCAS data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("MCAS"). This will load the data into a variable called MCAS. If R says the MCAS data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Ecdat") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the MCAS R data set. The size of this file is about 33,641 bytes.


The Massachusetts Test Score Data Set

Description

a cross-section from 1997-1998

number of observations : 220

observation : schools

country : United States

Usage

data(MCAS)

Format

A dataframe containing :

code

district code (numerical)

municipa

municipality (name)

district

district name

regday

spending per pupil, regular

specneed

spending per pupil, special needs

bilingua

spending per pupil, bilingual

occupday

spending per pupil, occupational

totday

spending per pupil, total

spc

students per computer

speced

special education students

lnchpct

eligible for free or reduced price lunch

tchratio

students per teacher

percap

per capita income

totsc4

4th grade score (math+english+science)

totsc8

8th grade score (math+english+science)

avgsalary

average teacher salary

pctel

percent english learnersh

Source

Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS), Massachusetts Department of Education, 1990 U.S. Census.

References

Stock, James H. and Mark W. Watson (2003) Introduction to Econometrics, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, chapter 7.

See Also

Index.Source, Index.Economics, Index.Econometrics, Index.Observations

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Attachment Size
dataset-92411.csv 32.85 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0