Average reading scale scores in relation to the NAEP achievement levels, by degree of reading accuracy, grade 4: 2002

Number of errors and percent of words read accurately (in parentheses)

0 to 4 (100 to 98 percent): scale score 237; 5 to 10 (97 to 95 percent): scale score 226; 11 to 20 (94 to 90 percent): scale score 206; 21 or more (less than 90 percent): scale score 180.

Basic cut score is 208. Proficient cut score is 238. Advanced cut score is 268.