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Chicago high school dropout rates from 1995 and associated variables like average students per teacher and percent low income students. All cues are real-valued but some have N/A values. It includes rows accidentally omitted in prior research.

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A data frame.

- Name
Name of School

- Running_Number
Running Number

- Included_in_Web_and_Web_Corrected
If 1, then this row was accidentally omitted in the ABC studies from 1993

- Dropout_Rate
Dropout rate in percent, from 0 to 100, counting all students in grades 9 through 12 who left school permanently during the 1993-4 school year

- Completeness_of_Data
Completeness of data

- Enrollment
Enrollment as of September 30, 1993

- Attendance_Rate
Attendance rate in percent, from 0 to 100, averaged over the school year

- Graduation_Rate
Graduation rate in percent, from 0 to 100, based on freshmen who finished together 4 years later, in 1994

- Parental_Involvement_Rate
Parental involvement rate in percent, from 0 to 100, counted as parents who had contact with teachers as a percent of students (with no firm state rules on how to measure this)

- Limited_English_Students
Limited English Students in percent, from 0 to 100, based on the number of students found eligible for bilingual education

- Low_Income_Students
Low Income Students in percent, from 0 to 100, based on families eligible for free or reduced price lunches or are publicly supported

- Average_Class_Size_Student_per_Teacher
Calculated as number of students divided by number of teachers on the first day of May

- Percent_White_Students
Percent white students, from 0 to 100

- Percent_Black_Students
Percent black students, from 0 to 100

- Percent_Hispanic_Students
Percent hispanic students, from 0 to 100

- Percent_Asian_Students
Percent asian students, from 0 to 100

- Percent_Minority_Teacher
Percent minority teacher, from 0 to 100

- Average_Composite_ACT_Score
Average composite ACT Score

- Reading
Reading score on Illinois Goal Assessment Program (IGAP)

- Math
Math score on IGAP

- Science
Science score on IGAP

- Social_Science
Social science score on IGAP

- Writing
Writing score on IGAP

The data is based on:

Morton, Felicia B. (1995). Charting a School's Course. Chicago. February, pp. 86-95.

Rodkin, Dennis. (1995). 10 Keys for Creating Top High Schools. Chicago. February, pp. 78-85.

This is the data set used in simulations by the ABC (Adaptive Behavior and Cognition) research group.

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