This is the initial release of the SGPdata package. The SGPdata package supports the SGP package by providing users with exemplar data sets to assist in the preparation of their data for SGP analyses.

The initial release contains two exemplar data sets: sgpData and sgpData_LONG.

The data set sgpData is an anonymized, panel data set comprisong 5 years of annual assessment data in WIDE format. This exemplar data set specifies the format for data used with the lower level studentGrowthPercentiles and studentGrowthProjections functions.

The data set sgpData_LONG is an anonymized, panel data set comprisong 5 years of annual assessment data in LONG format. This exemplar data set specifies the format for data used with the higher level functions abcSGP, prepareSGP, analyzeSGP, combineSGP, summarizeSGP, visualizeSGP, and outputSGP

> head(sgpData_LONG)
   VALID_CASE CONTENT_AREA      YEAR      ID LAST_NAME FIRST_NAME GRADE SCALE_SCORE    ACHIEVEMENT_LEVEL       GENDER ETHNICITY FREE_REDUCED_LUNCH_STATUS ELL_STATUS IEP_STATUS GIFTED_AND_TALENTED_PROGRAM_STATUS SCHOOL_NUMBER                  SCHOOL_NAME  EMH_LEVEL DISTRICT_NUMBER                DISTRICT_NAME SCHOOL_ENROLLMENT_STATUS DISTRICT_ENROLLMENT_STATUS STATE_ENROLLMENT_STATUS
1: VALID_CASE  MATHEMATICS 2016_2017 1000372   Daniels      Corey     3         435           Proficient Gender: Male  Hispanic   Free Reduced Lunch: Yes   ELL: Yes    IEP: No    Gifted and Talented Program: No          1851 Silk-Royal Elementary School Elementary             470 Apple Valley School District     Enrolled School: Yes     Enrolled District: Yes     Enrolled State: Yes
2: VALID_CASE  MATHEMATICS 2017_2018 1000372   Daniels      Corey     4         461           Proficient Gender: Male  Hispanic   Free Reduced Lunch: Yes   ELL: Yes    IEP: No    Gifted and Talented Program: No          1851 Silk-Royal Elementary School Elementary             470 Apple Valley School District     Enrolled School: Yes     Enrolled District: Yes     Enrolled State: Yes
3: VALID_CASE  MATHEMATICS 2018_2019 1000372   Daniels      Corey     5         444 Partially Proficient Gender: Male  Hispanic   Free Reduced Lunch: Yes   ELL: Yes    IEP: No    Gifted and Talented Program: No          1851 Silk-Royal Elementary School Elementary             470 Apple Valley School District     Enrolled School: Yes     Enrolled District: Yes     Enrolled State: Yes
4: VALID_CASE      READING 2016_2017 1000372   Daniels      Corey     3         523 Partially Proficient Gender: Male  Hispanic   Free Reduced Lunch: Yes   ELL: Yes    IEP: No    Gifted and Talented Program: No          1851 Silk-Royal Elementary School Elementary             470 Apple Valley School District     Enrolled School: Yes     Enrolled District: Yes     Enrolled State: Yes
5: VALID_CASE      READING 2017_2018 1000372   Daniels      Corey     4         540 Partially Proficient Gender: Male  Hispanic   Free Reduced Lunch: Yes   ELL: Yes    IEP: No    Gifted and Talented Program: No          1851 Silk-Royal Elementary School Elementary             470 Apple Valley School District     Enrolled School: Yes     Enrolled District: Yes     Enrolled State: Yes
6: VALID_CASE      READING 2018_2019 1000372   Daniels      Corey     5         473       Unsatisfactory Gender: Male  Hispanic   Free Reduced Lunch: Yes   ELL: Yes    IEP: No    Gifted and Talented Program: No          1851 Silk-Royal Elementary School Elementary             470 Apple Valley School District     Enrolled School: Yes     Enrolled District: Yes     Enrolled State: Yes

The LONG data set sgpData_LONG also contains other personal information including student demographic characteristics. These fields are not used in the calculation of SGPs but instead for calculating numberous aggregates including school, district, and demographics summaries via summarizeSGP.

For complete SGPdata documentation, see the getting started vignette and the documentation.