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State Comparisons provides tables and maps that compare states and jurisdictions based on the average scale scores for selected groups of public school students within a single assessment year, or compare the change in performance between two assessment years.
For example:
  • See how the average reading score for male students in a particular state compares to the average
        reading score for male students in other states in 2005, or
  • See how the change (from 2002 to the focal year) in reading scores for male students in a particular
        state compares to the change in reading scores for male students in other states.
  • For more information regarding the use of State Comparisons read the State Comparisons Overview.
    Select a grade, subject, and student group, in boxes 1, 2, and 3, respectively. Reset to Default
    Step 1 Grade 

    Step 2 Subject 

    Step 3 Student Group 

    Step 4   Year(s) 
    (please make selections in boxes 1, 2, and 3)

    Step 5   Display Options 
    Number of
    decimal places:
    0 (n)
    2 (n.nn)
    Standard Error
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