Correlation Examples

These examples were discussed in class on November 20, 2002 and they are being used in conjunction with Exam 2.

Note: NAEP means "National Assessment of Educational Progress." See The Nation's Report Card.



The schools in the following table are 17 of the 19 East Baton Rouge schools that administer the GEE (Graduate Exit Exam). The data is from 2001.

The data for the following scatter plot came from the Louisiana Depatment of Education (see this link).

(This example was not on the sheets handed out in class on November 25, but you may use it for the exam essay if you wish.)