MCASR Documentation

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