Downloading STAR Research Files
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.
In order to protect student confidentiality, no scores
are reported (or included in the research files) for any
group of 10 or fewer students.
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 the
Research File Download Instructions and Formats (File Layouts) section.
For PC users, each of the three file formats (Fixed-Length
ASCII, Comma-Delimited and Access 2000 .mdb) are available
in self-extracting archive formats.
2003 California State Level research file, All Students, ASCII
2003 California State Level research file, All Students, comma separated
2003 California State Level research file, All Sub-Groups, ASCII
2003 California State Level research file, All Sub-Groups, comma separated
Entities List, ASCII
2003 Entities List, fixed-width
2003 Entities List, comma separated
2003 Access Database (.mdb) file
2003 Access Database - Main Component