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State-Level Science Results

State participation in the NAEP science assessment is voluntary and while most states participated in the 2009 assessment at grade 8, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Department of Defense schools elected to participate in 2011. Explore the number of schools and students who participated at the state level at grade 8.

See a summary of the grade 8 state-level results for the 2011 science assessment.

View all the state-level results from the most recent assessment by downloading the 2011 NAEP science state Snapshot reports at grade 8.

Visit our State Profiles database for key data about each state's student and school population and the state's NAEP testing history and results.

To help place state results in context, look at the following additional information:


Last updated 26 April 2012 (FW)
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