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NAEP - Percentage of Students, by NAEP Oral Reading Fluency Scale Level

Percentage of students, by NAEP oral reading fluency scale level, grade 4: 2002

Percentage of students, by NAEP fluency scale level, 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 61 percent of participating fourth-graders attained a level of 3 or 4 on the fluency scale, putting them in the "fluent" range.
  • Approximately 40 percent of fourth-graders attained a "nonfluent" rating of a 1 or 2 on the fluency scale.

View average reading scale scores in relation to the NAEP achievement levels, by NAEP oral reading fluency scale level.

Return to Oral Reading Study Results.

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Last updated 03 November 2005 (JM)

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