On this R-data 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
a cross-section from 1997-1998
number of observations : 220
observation : schools
country : United States
A dataframe containing :
district code (numerical)
spending per pupil, regular
spending per pupil, special needs
spending per pupil, bilingual
spending per pupil, occupational
spending per pupil, total
students per computer
special education students
eligible for free or reduced price lunch
students per teacher
per capita income
4th grade score (math+english+science)
8th grade score (math+english+science)
average teacher salary
percent english learnersh
Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS), Massachusetts Department of Education, 1990 U.S. Census.
Stock, James H. and Mark W. Watson (2003) Introduction to Econometrics, Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, chapter 7.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.