These research files contain results from California's Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)
program. Each file contains the same information presented in the Reports section of this site and
is provided to allow for more complex analyses and customized reporting of the data.
Use of these research files requires some expertise in data handling. Descriptions of the file formats and
instructions on how to access the data are contained in a file you can access by clicking on the appropriate Folder icon
on the left for help.
For PC users, each of the four file formats (fixed length ASCII, tab-delimited, dBASE IV .dbf, and Access 97 .mdb) are available in self-extracting
For Mac users, zip files will be available for the fixed length ASCII and the tab-
delimited formats. A dBASE IV .dbf or Access 97 .mdb file will not be available for Mac users. Mac users
wishing to uncompress these files will need uncompression software such as Stuffit Expander 5.5
(Stuffit Expander 5.5 is available at no cost from Aladdin Systems at www.aladdinsys.com/expander/.
To learn more about the file formats and download one of these research files click on the appropriate Folder icon at the left.
For details regarding the formats, downloading, and use of
these files, click on the Research File Help icon.
In order to protect
student confidentiality, no scores are reported for any group of 10 or fewer students.
The 2000 results posted on this web site are final.
Posting Date: October 15, 2001.