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Table 2.
Summary Statistics of Explanatory Variables
VariableMeanStd. Dev.N
Panel (A) – Student and Teacher Characteristics 
Female 0.5022 0.5000 371,624 
Black 0.2457 0.4305 371,621 
Hispanic 0.2489 0.4324 371,621 
Asian 0.0181 0.1333 371,621 
Change School 0.1403 0.3473 371,638 
Student No English @ Home 0.2427 0.4287 371,624 
Parent No English @ Home 0.2588 0.4380 371,604 
Free Lunch 0.4491 0.4974 371,638 
Reduced Lunch 0.1038 0.3059 371,638 
LEP 0.0642 0.2452 371,638 
Lag # Days in School 95.84 4.05 371,638 
Lag # Days Suspended 0.1627 1.2200 371,638 
Teacher Experience 1–2 Yrs 0.3052 0.4605 371,638 
Teacher Experience 6–12 Yrs 0.2011 0.4009 371,638 
Teacher Experience 13–20 Yrs 0.0833 0.2764 371,638 
Teacher Experience 21–27 Yrs 0.0326 0.1776 371,638 
Teacher Experience 28+ Yrs 0.0169 0.1288 371,638 
Panel (B) – School Characteristics 
Proportion Free Lunch 0.5674 0.2608 371,638 
Proportion Black 0.2416 0.2416 371,638 
Proportion Hispanic 0.2630 0.2694 371,638 
Proportion Gifted 0.0470 0.0653 371,638 
Proportion Special Ed 0.1579 0.0574 371,638 
Proportion LEP 0.1347 0.1418 371,638 
Proportion Change School 0.1502 0.0959 371,638 
VariableMeanStd. Dev.N
Panel (A) – Student and Teacher Characteristics 
Female 0.5022 0.5000 371,624 
Black 0.2457 0.4305 371,621 
Hispanic 0.2489 0.4324 371,621 
Asian 0.0181 0.1333 371,621 
Change School 0.1403 0.3473 371,638 
Student No English @ Home 0.2427 0.4287 371,624 
Parent No English @ Home 0.2588 0.4380 371,604 
Free Lunch 0.4491 0.4974 371,638 
Reduced Lunch 0.1038 0.3059 371,638 
LEP 0.0642 0.2452 371,638 
Lag # Days in School 95.84 4.05 371,638 
Lag # Days Suspended 0.1627 1.2200 371,638 
Teacher Experience 1–2 Yrs 0.3052 0.4605 371,638 
Teacher Experience 6–12 Yrs 0.2011 0.4009 371,638 
Teacher Experience 13–20 Yrs 0.0833 0.2764 371,638 
Teacher Experience 21–27 Yrs 0.0326 0.1776 371,638 
Teacher Experience 28+ Yrs 0.0169 0.1288 371,638 
Panel (B) – School Characteristics 
Proportion Free Lunch 0.5674 0.2608 371,638 
Proportion Black 0.2416 0.2416 371,638 
Proportion Hispanic 0.2630 0.2694 371,638 
Proportion Gifted 0.0470 0.0653 371,638 
Proportion Special Ed 0.1579 0.0574 371,638 
Proportion LEP 0.1347 0.1418 371,638 
Proportion Change School 0.1502 0.0959 371,638 
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