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Range among states of the percentages of public school students with disabilities who are not English language learners and are identified with a disability type, in NAEP reading: 2005, 2007, and 2009, grades 4 and 8

   

Range among states of the percentages of public school students with disabilities who are not English language learners and are identified with a disability type, in reading at grade 4: 2005, 2007, and 2009
Disability type Year Min National
average
Max
Specific Learning Disability 2005 19 48 66
2007 18 45 64
2009 14 42 60
Speech Impairment 2005 10 27 50
2007 5 29 44
2009 5 30 45
Mental Retardation 2005 1 6 17
2007 1 6 16
2009 1 5 16
Emotional Disturbance 2005 1 5 12
2007 1 5 14
2009 2 5 14
Autism 2005 # 3 9
2007 # 4 12
2009 2 5 10
Other Health Impairment 2005 2 8 22
2007 2 11 21
2009 4 12 23
Other Disability 2005 4 9 19
2007 5 10 22
2009 2 11 36
Missing 2005 2 12 24
2007 1 8 24
2009 2 6 20
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: More than one disability type may have been indicated for a student.
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.
 
Range among states of the percentages of public school students with disabilities who are not English language learners and are identified with a disability type, in reading at grade 8: 2005, 2007, and 2009
Disability type Year Min National
average
Max
Specific Learning Disability 2005 27 58 77
2007 25 57 69
2009 23 54 71
Speech Impairment 2005 2 8 19
2007 1 8 19
2009 1 9 20
Mental Retardation 2005 1 7 23
2007 2 8 20
2009 1 7 18
Emotional Disturbance 2005 2 8 20
2007 1 8 22
2009 1 7 16
Autism 2005 # 2 8
2007 1 3 11
2009 1 4 12
Other Health Impairment 2005 1 10 26
2007 3 11 32
2009 2 14 28
Other Disability 2005 3 8 18
2007 3 8 23
2009 3 11 27
Missing 2005 4 12 27
2007 2 7 22
2009 2 5 15
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: More than one disability type may have been indicated for a student.
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 30 August 2011 (EP)
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