Colorado by the Numbers: Reading proficiency, and television and reading habits of 4th graders in public schools, by region and state: 1992

 

 
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| Average | Race/ethnicity | Sex |Percent of |Percent of Region |proficiency|______________________________________________________________|_______________________|students | students and | | White | Black |Hispanic |Asian/Pacific| American | Male | Female |reading for | watching state | | | | | Islander | Indian | | |fun on their|television | | | | | | | | | own time |4 or more | | | | | | | | | almost | hours | | | | | | | | | every day | per day ______________________|___________|_____________|___________|__________|_____________|___________|___________|___________|____________|__________ 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 ______________________|___________|_____________|___________|__________|_____________|___________|___________|___________|____________|__________ United States ...| 216 (1.1)| 224 (1.4) | 192 (1.7)| 200 (2.2)| 215 (3.7) | 206 (5.0)| 212 (1.4)| 220 (1.1)| 43 (1.0)| 43 |===========|=============|===========|==========|=============|===========|===========|===========|============|========== Region | | | | | | | | | | Northeast ..........| 221 (4.0)| 230 (4.0) | 198 (3.9)| 201 (5.0)| (\1\) (\1\) |(\1\) (\1\)| 218 (4.7)| 224 (3.6)| 43 (2.6)| 42 Southeast ..........| 212 (2.5)| 221 (3.4) | 195 (2.4)| 195 (5.1)| (\1\) (\1\) |(\1\) (\1\)| 205 (3.0)| 217 (2.6)| 40 (1.8)| 46 Central ............| 219 (1.6)| 225 (1.9) | 187 (3.4)| 210 (4.8)| (\1\) (\1\) |(\1\) (\1\)| 217 (1.6)| 221 (2.4)| 42 (1.7)| 40 West ...............| 213 (1.7)| 222 (1.8) | 185 (4.5)| 197 (2.7)| 215 (4.2) |(\1\) (\1\)| 208 (2.6)| 218 (1.4)| 48 (2.2)| 41 |===========|=============|===========|==========|=============|===========|===========|===========|============|========== State | | | | | | | | | | Arizona ..............| 210 (1.3)| 222 (1.2) | 201 (4.4)| 198 (2.1)| (\1\) (\1\) | 185 (3.2)| 206 (1.5)| 214 (1.4)| 40 (1.1)| 38 Colorado .............| 218 (1.2)| 223 (1.1) | 203 (3.4)| 203 (2.0)| 225 (6.0) | 204 (4.8)| 215 (1.3)| 221 (1.5)| 44 (1.0)| 36 Idaho ................| 221 (1.0)| 224 (0.9) |(\1\) (\1\)| 202 (2.5)| (\1\) (\1\) | 206 (2.7)| 218 (1.1)| 223 (1.2)| 45 (1.2)| 35 New Mexico ...........| 212 (1.5)| 224 (1.9) | 202 (5.7)| 201 (1.6)| (\1\) (\1\) | 201 (3.9)| 209 (1.6)| 214 (1.8)| 41 (1.5)| 41 Wyoming ..............| 224 (1.2)| 227 (1.1) |(\1\) (\1\)| 210 (2.6)| (\1\) (\1\) | 212 (4.7)| 221 (1.6)| 227 (1.0)| 49 (1.1)| 34 ______________________|___________|_____________|___________|__________|_____________|___________|___________|___________|____________|__________

Notes: \1\Sample size insufficient to permit reliable estimate. There were fewer than 62 students.

\2\Did not satisfy one or more of the guidelines for school sample participation rates. Data are subject to appreciable nonresponse bias.

These test scores are from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Standard errors appear in parenthesis.

Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress, NAEP 1992 Reading Report Card for the Nation and the States, prepared by Educational Testing Service. (This table was prepared January 1995.) Electronic version from EdSearch96: Education Statistics on Disk, 1996 Edition,

 

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