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2010 STAR Test Results

Research Files

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Downloading STAR Research Files


These research files contain results from the 2010 administration of the California Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. Each file contains the same information presented in the Test Results 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 ten or fewer students.

Use of these research files requires some expertise in the handling of data. Descriptions of the file formats, instructions for accessing the data, and key points for properly managing the data can be found through the following link:

Research File Download Instructions, Formats, File Layouts, and Usage

For PC users, the research files are available as self-extracting archive formats (.zip) in at least one of the following file formats:

All research files listed below contain the data for entities comprising the level of that file. The “statewide” files include the data for the state, and all counties, districts, and schools. The “countywide” files include the data for the selected county and all districts and schools associated with that county.

View County List  |   View District List  |   View Charter School List

Statewide files (include data for the state, and all counties, districts, and schools)
2010 California Statewide research file, All Students, fixed width (TXT, 4,696 KB)
2010 California Statewide research file, All Students, comma delimited (CSV, 4,652 KB)
2010 California Statewide research file, All Students, XML (XML, 7,645 KB)
2010 California Statewide research file, All Subgroups, fixed width (TXT, 76,164 KB)
2010 California Statewide research file, All Subgroups, comma delimited (CSV, 75,443 KB)
2010 California Statewide research file, All Subgroups, XML (XML, 124,830 KB)
2010 California research file, XSD (XSD, 2 KB)
Countywide/Districtwide files

Entity files
2010 Entities List, fixed width (TXT, 183 KB)
2010 Entities List, comma delimited (CSV, 168 KB)
2010 Entities List, XML (XML, 192 KB)
2010 Entities List, XSD (XSD, 1 KB)
Access Database (.mdb) file
2010 Access Database - Main Component (MDB, 819 KB)
Lookup tables
Test ID / Test Name table, comma delimited, Tests.txt (CSV, 1 KB)
Subgroup ID / Name table, comma delimited, Subgroups.txt (CSV, 1 KB)

(Posting Date: January 6, 2011)