Definition of Proficient
According to Public Law 107-110 of January 8, 2002, Section 1111(b)(2)(g)(iii) each State is to determine the proficiency level on a State’s assessment tests in Reading and Mathematics, measured separately, that students are expected to meet or exceed, applied separately to the following subgroups:
• Economically disadvantaged students.
• Students from major racial and ethnic groups.
• Students with disabilities.
• Students with limited English proficiency.