Appendix B: Research Methodology and Data Analysis
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Chart B.1. Grade-level representativeness respondent data versus NCES universe
Table B.7. Enrollment representativeness Enrollment Range
Respondent Public Schools
Large Very large Unclassified
Data: NCES Public Schools 2008 Preliminary.
Percentage of Public School Respondents and Universe by Grade Level
Chart B.2. Enrollment range representativeness Source: Project RED respondent data compared with NCES Public School Universe, 2007-2008. Respondent data aligns well by grade level.
Enrollment Project RED schools are slightly larger than the average. e average U.S. school has 504 students, while the average Project RED public school has 644 students. is is because of the disproportionately high percentage of high schools that took the survey. Project RED also limited its survey population to schools with 100 or more students, as shown in Table B.7.
Percentage of Respondents and Universe in Public Schools by Enrollment Range Source: Project RED respondent data compared with NCES Public School Universe, 2008 Prelim.