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2003 NAEP Reading Results for Charter and Other Public Schools by Demographic Groups

Weighted percentage of students, average scale score, and percentage of students at or above the Basic and Proficient achievement level in reading, by school location, race/ethnicity, and eligibility for free/reduced-price school lunch, grade 4: 2003

  Percent of
students assessed
Average
scale score
Percent at or above
Basic
Percent at or above
Proficient
Characteristic Charter
schools
Other
public
schools
Charter
schools
Other
public
schools
Charter
schools
Other
public
schools
Charter
schools
Other
public
schools
Central City                                
    White 16   10   224   226   71   72   38   38  
    Black 23 * 9   194 ! 194   36 ! 36   11 ! 10  
    Hispanic 11   8   201   198   46   41   16   13  
    Other 1   2     220     64     32  
Non-Central City                                
    White 33 * 49   228 ! 227   75 ! 74   39 ! 40  
    Black 7   8   198 ! 201   39 ! 44   14 ! 14  
    Hispanic 7   10   200 ! 201   43 ! 44   18 ! 16  
    Other 3   4   222 ! 219   73 ! 64   34 32  
Central City                                
    Eligible 29 * 18   192   197   36   40   11   13  
    Not Eligible 18 * 10   222   226   67   71   33   38  
    Information not available 5   1   224 ! 213   69 ! 57   39 ! 27  
Non-Central City                                
    Eligible 12 * 26   202 ! 204   46 ! 48   16 17  
    Not Eligible 32 * 43   228   230   74   77   40   42  
    Information not available 4   3   210 ! 222   55 ! 68   24 ! 36  
White                                
    Eligible 9 * 15   209 ! 213   57 ! 58   21 ! 23  
    Not Eligible 35   41   231   232   78   79   43   45  
    Information not available 5   2   226 ! 230   72 ! 77   41 ! 43  
Black                                
    Eligible 18   13   188   193   30   34   8   9  
    Not Eligible 8   4   208   211   51   56   19   22  
    Information not available 2   1   198 ! 199   41 ! 42   15 ! 15  
Hispanic                                
    Eligible 12   13   194   196   38   38   12   11  
    Not Eligible 5   4   215   213   60   57   27   25  
    Information not available 1   1     199 !   43 !   15 !
Other                                
    Eligible 1   3     205     49     19  
    Not Eligible 2   3   229   231   77   77   40   43  
    Information not available #   #     220     66     31  

Go back to explore other NAEP charter school results.

Go to America's Charter Schools for more information on the pilot study.


Last updated 22 December 2004 (HM)

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