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NAEP - Expanded Population Estimate Grade 8 Mathematics: 2009

Comparison of change in average mathematics scores from 2007 to 2009 in the reported NAEP estimate and the full population estimates, grade 8: By state
State/jurisdiction Reported estimate Full population estimates (FPE) Difference (reported
minus FPE)
Alabama 2.5   3.7   -1.2
Alaska 0.5   1.0   -0.5
Arizona 1.8   2.7   -0.9
Arkansas1 2.1   3.1 * -1.0
California 0.1   0.2   -0.1
Colorado 1.2   1.2   -0.1
Connecticut 6.1 * 5.8 * 0.4
DoDEA2 2.1   2.1   0.0
Delaware 0.8   2.4   -1.5
District of Columbia 5.4 * 7.9 * -2.5
Florida 2.0   2.1   -0.2
Georgia 2.8 * 3.6 * -0.8
Hawaii 5.0 * 4.6 * 0.4
Idaho 3.8 * 4.0 * -0.2
Illinois 1.9   3.6   -1.7
Indiana 1.8   2.7   -0.9
Iowa -1.1   -1.1   0.1
Kansas -1.4   -0.9   -0.5
Kentucky 0.6   2.0   -1.4
Louisiana 0.0   0.8   -0.8
Maine -0.1   0.9   -1.0
Maryland 2.6   2.3   0.3
Massachusetts 0.9   2.4   -1.5
Michigan 1.4   2.4   -1.0
Minnesota 2.6   2.4   0.2
Mississippi 0.1   0.5   -0.4
Missouri 5.2 * 5.9 * -0.7
Montana 4.5 * 4.6 * -0.1
Nebraska 0.6   0.4   0.2
Nevada 3.3 * 4.0 * -0.7
New Hampshire 4.8 * 4.9 * -0.1
New Jersey 4.1 * 4.8 * -0.8
New Mexico 2.2   1.8   0.3
New York 2.4   2.4   0.1
North Carolina 0.5   0.7   -0.2
North Dakota 1.3   1.5   -0.2
Ohio 0.7   2.9   -2.1
Oklahoma 1.2   2.0   -0.9
Oregon 1.2   1.3   -0.1
Pennsylvania 2.1   2.3   -0.2
Rhode Island 2.5 * 3.4 * -0.9
South Carolina -1.1   -0.4   -0.7
South Dakota 2.2 * 2.6 * -0.4
Tennessee 0.8   2.0   -1.2
Texas 0.8   1.6   -0.8
Utah 3.0 * 3.2 * -0.2
Vermont 1.9 * 3.3 * -1.4
Virginia -1.6   -0.7   -0.9
Washington 3.9 * 4.7 * -0.9
West Virginia 0.3   0.6   -0.3
Wisconsin1 2.5   4.0 * -1.5
Wyoming -0.9   -0.9   -0.0
* Statistically significant change.
1 The significance of the trend results from the officially reported sample for this jurisdiction would be different under the scenario.
2 Department of Defense Education Activity (domestic and overseas schools).
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 and 2009 Mathematics Assessments.

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Last updated 02 October 2009 (RF)