Percentage of students, by number of words read in the first minute of oral reading and average number of words read per minute, grade 4: 2002.

Number of words read in the first minute of oral reading: Less than 80: 7 percent.

Average number of words read per minute: Less than 80: 14 percent.

Number of words read in the first minute of oral reading: 80 to 104: 14 percent.

Average number of words read per minute: 80 to 104: 21 percent.

Number of words read in the first minute of oral reading: 105 to 129: 23 percent.

Average number of words read per minute: 105 to 129: 27 percent.

Number of words read in the first minute of oral reading: 130 or more: 56 percent.

Average number of words read per minute: 130 or more: 38 percent.