What is the difference between Typical Growth and Projected Growth fields in the CDF?

Document created by Community User on Jul 19, 2017
Version 1Show Document
  • View in full screen mode
Question
What is the difference between Typical Growth and Projected Growth on the Comprehensive Data File (CDF)?

Answer
As of November 2015, the Comprehensive and Combined Data files have two types of fields relating to growth projections. One refers to "Projected Growth", and the other refers to "Typical Growth".

Projected Growth
The Projected Growth fields show the historical growth projections. These fields are used to determine if a student has met their projected growth. For example, if the file is generated for Fall 2015, FalltoFallProjectedGrowth will show the projections for Fall 2014 to Fall 2015.

Typical Growth
The Typical Growth fields will report growth projections for the future, similar to the previous version of the data files. These fields are used to show what the student's growth is for future terms. For example, if this file is generated for Fall 2015, FalltoFallTypicalGrowth will show the projections for Fall 2015 to Fall 2016.

Article Number
000003000

Attachments

    Outcomes