Actual inclusion rate, jurisdiction-specific benchmark inclusion rate, and difference for students with disabilities who are not English language learners in reading at grade 8, by state: 2005, 2007, 2009

State 2005 2007 2009
Actual Benchmark Difference1 Actual Benchmark Difference Actual Benchmark Difference
Alabama 88.0 88.0 0.0 74.2 88.0 -13.8 86.7 88.6 -2.0
Alaska 88.0 88.0 0.0 84.1 86.6 -2.5 89.8 90.4 -0.6
Arizona 73.3 73.3 0.0 67.3 71.8 -4.5 79.2 70.9 8.3
Arkansas 62.0 62.0 0.0 62.1 71.7 -9.7 88.0 70.8 17.2
California 80.1 80.1 0.0 80.3 84.1 -3.7 83.1 83.1 0.1
Colorado 76.7 76.7 0.0 78.1 83.1 -5.0 77.1 80.9 -3.8
Connecticut 84.4 84.4 0.0 87.0 84.2 2.8 86.1 85.5 0.6
Delaware 33.3 33.3 0.0 62.6 37.0 25.6 74.3 37.8 36.5
District of Columbia 62.1 62.1 0.0 33.6 59.8 -26.3 33.4 61.0 -27.6
Florida 80.2 80.2 0.0 83.5 81.5 1.9 83.9 81.1 2.7
Georgia 62.4 62.4 0.0 45.0 59.9 -14.9 70.0 69.2 0.7
Hawaii 82.4 82.4 0.0 87.6 84.8 2.9 88.6 83.3 5.3
Idaho 81.5 81.5 0.0 74.9 82.1 -7.2 80.2 79.4 0.8
Illinois 72.4 72.4 0.0 72.4 76.8 -4.4 78.9 82.7 -3.8
Indiana 73.5 73.5 0.0 70.9 75.9 -4.9 65.2 78.3 -13.2
Iowa 75.9 75.9 0.0 71.7 79.9 -8.2 72.3 80.6 -8.3
Kansas 72.6 72.6 0.0 65.9 72.6 -6.7 66.1 73.1 -7.0
Kentucky 44.8 44.8 0.0 42.4 45.9 -3.5 46.2 49.1 -2.9
Louisiana 49.8 49.8 0.0 80.1 63.4 16.6 88.5 61.1 27.5
Maine 65.9 65.9 0.0 67.9 69.1 -1.2 80.7 70.9 9.8
Maryland 69.1 69.1 0.0 47.8 69.3 -21.5 44.5 72.0 -27.5
Massachusetts 69.0 69.0 0.0 68.7 73.9 -5.2 78.9 76.7 2.3
Michigan 56.1 56.1 0.0 63.4 65.3 -1.9 70.6 68.0 2.6
Minnesota 82.8 82.8 0.0 73.2 84.4 -11.2 78.9 85.0 -6.1
Mississippi 58.0 58.0 0.0 63.2 63.3 -0.1 84.1 64.0 20.1
Missouri 49.5 49.5 0.0 76.1 63.1 13.0 76.5 65.0 11.6
Montana 66.6 66.6 0.0 69.2 74.3 -5.1 70.5 75.5 -5.0
Nebraska 77.2 77.2 0.0 73.8 81.1 -7.3 63.6 77.2 -13.6
Nevada 74.7 74.7 0.0 69.5 73.2 -3.7 83.5 79.6 3.9
New Hampshire 87.7 87.7 0.0 80.7 89.9 -9.1 83.7 89.9 -6.2
New Jersey 78.5 78.5 0.0 64.7 79.5 -14.8 68.0 78.4 -10.4
New Mexico 68.7 68.7 0.0 60.5 72.0 -11.5 65.7 71.3 -5.5
New York 65.2 65.2 0.0 66.8 70.1 -3.3 66.5 73.0 -6.5
North Carolina 80.9 80.9 0.0 83.2 83.9 -0.7 86.4 83.9 2.5
North Dakota 55.9 55.9 0.0 38.7 58.7 -20.0 46.3 64.9 -18.6
Ohio 50.8 50.8 0.0 50.9 52.8 -1.9 57.1 61.5 -4.4
Oklahoma 74.2 74.2 0.0 59.3 79.8 -20.4 71.3 84.8 -13.5
Oregon 77.4 77.4 0.0 81.5 76.2 5.3 81.8 78.8 3.0
Pennsylvania 79.3 79.3 0.0 73.8 83.0 -9.2 84.1 85.9 -1.8
Rhode Island 84.6 84.6 0.0 85.3 89.6 -4.3 89.5 90.7 -1.2
South Carolina 52.2 52.2 0.0 57.2 54.2 3.0 59.5 56.6 2.9
South Dakota 73.0 73.0 0.0 50.6 77.0 -26.3 61.8 74.3 -12.5
Tennessee 43.4 43.4 0.0 40.7 46.8 -6.1 40.3 50.3 -10.0
Texas 63.1 63.1 0.0 56.6 60.8 -4.2 62.3 60.9 1.4
Utah 72.1 72.1 0.0 61.2 68.1 -6.9 61.9 72.6 -10.7
Vermont 77.5 77.5 0.0 73.7 80.6 -6.9 84.8 79.3 5.4
Virginia 54.9 54.9 0.0 55.9 63.1 -7.2 77.6 66.3 11.4
Washington 72.5 72.5 0.0 67.5 76.2 -8.7 78.5 76.8 1.7
West Virginia 62.7 62.7 0.0 86.6 72.4 14.2 86.3 70.0 16.3
Wisconsin 68.3 68.3 0.0 62.9 67.6 -4.7 74.0 74.7 -0.7
Wyoming 81.6 81.6 0.0 76.7 83.4 -6.7 80.4 84.6 -4.2
1The 2005 jurisdiction-specific benchmark inclusion rate is, by design, equal to the 2005 actual inclusion rate. Therefore, the 2005 difference is equal to zero by design.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2005, 2007, and 2009 Reading Assessments.

Last updated 13 September 2011 (DJ)