Grade 4 Reading Achievement Levels

Grade 4 Reading Achievement Levels NAEP Trial State Assessments in Reading
Public Schools Only

 
1992 Assessment
                                 
                               ---------------- Percentage of Students---------------------              
          Average              At or Above     At or Above       At or Above           
          Proficiency          Advanced        Proficient          Basic        Below Basic
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Nation     215 (1.0)           6 (0.6)         27 (1.3)         60 (1.1)        40 (1.1)
 West      212 (1.6)           5 (0.7)         24 (1.8)         56 (1.9)        44 (1.9)
 Colorado  217 (1.1)           4 (0.6)         25 (1.4)         64 (1.6)        36 (1.6)

 
1994 Assessment
                                 
                               ---------------- Percentage of Students---------------------              
          Average              At or Above     At or Above       At or Above           
          Proficiency          Advanced        Proficient          Basic        Below Basic
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Nation     212 (1.1)           7 (0.7)         28 (1.2)         59 (1.1)        41 (1.1)
 West      212 (2.2)           7 (0.8)         28 (2.0)         59 (2.2)        41 (2.2)
 Colorado  213 (1.3)           6 (0.7)         28 (1.5)         59 (1.4)        41 (1.4)
 


Notes: The standard errors of the estimated percentages and proficiencies appear in parentheses. It can be said with 95 percent certainty that for each population of interest, the value for the whole population is within plus or minus two standard errors of the estimate for the sample.

Source: Table 3.2 NAEP 1994 Reading Report Card for the Nation and the States. National Center for Education Statistics. Full text of the report can be downloaded from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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