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NAEP - Percentage of Students, by Degree of Reading Accuracy

Percentage of students, by degree of reading accuracy, grade 4: 2002

Percentage of students, by degree of accuracy, Grade 4: 2002D-link

NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2002 Oral Reading Study.

Major Findings

  • Approximately three-quarters of participating fourth-graders read the oral reading study excerpt with at least 95 percent accuracy.
  • Approximately one-third (35 percent) read the excerpt with at least 98 percent accuracy.

View percentage of students, by degree of reading accuracy when counting only meaning-change errors.

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Last updated 01 November 2005 (JM)

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