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NAEP and State Equivalent Percent Table: 2007

Percentages of fourth- and eighth-grade students in reading and mathematics meeting state proficiency standards and performing at or above the NAEP Proficient level, by state: 2007
  Reading Mathematics
  Grade 4 Grade 8 Grade 4 Grade 8
State Percent meeting state proficiency standard Percent at
or above NAEP Proficient level
Percent meeting state proficiency standard Percent at
or above NAEP Proficient level
Percent meeting state proficiency standard Percent at
or above NAEP Proficient level
Percent meeting state proficiency standard Percent at
or above NAEP Proficient level
Alabama 85 29 72 21 78 26 66 18
Alaska 80 29 79 27 76 38 69 32
Arizona 65 24 63 24 74 31 61 26
Arkansas 58 29 63 25 65 37 48 24
California 52 23 42 21 57 30 ? ?
Colorado 86 36 87 35 91 41 76 37
Connecticut 69 41 75 37 80 45 79 35
Delaware 78 34 78 31 75 40 61 31
District of Columbia ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Florida 69 34 49 28 69 40 63 27
Georgia 85 28 89 26 79 32 82 25
Hawaii 54 26 60 20 48 33 26 21
Idaho 81 35 86 32 82 40 72 34
Illinois 73 32 81 30 84 36 80 31
Indiana 75 33 68 31 75 46 71 35
Iowa 80 36 73 36 81 43 75 35
Kansas 85 36 81 35 86 51 72 40
Kentucky 73 33 64 28 60 31 49 27
Louisiana 70 20 59 19 64 24 56 19
Maine 85 36 65 37 61 42 51 34
Maryland 86 36 69 33 86 40 57 37
Massachusetts 56 49 75 43 48 58 45 51
Michigan 78 32 72 28 77 37 71 29
Minnesota 71 37 64 37 68 51 57 43
Mississippi 90 19 52 17 81 21 54 14
Missouri 46 32 43 31 45 38 42 30
Montana 80 39 79 39 68 44 60 38
Nebraska ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Nevada 58 24 57 22 64 30 53 23
New Hampshire 72 41 66 37 66 52 57 38
New Jersey 79 43 72 39 84 52 68 40
New Mexico 55 24 56 17 46 24 30 17
New York 68 36 57 32 80 43 59 30
North Carolina 85 29 88 28 68 41 65 34
North Dakota 81 35 76 32 80 46 67 41
Ohio 80 36 80 36 76 46 72 35
Oklahoma 88 27 78 26 81 33 76 21
Oregon 79 28 68 34 71 35 70 35
Pennsylvania 70 40 74 36 77 47 67 38
Rhode Island 63 31 58 27 54 34 47 28
South Carolina 53 26 35 25 53 36 28 32
South Dakota 88 34 78 37 78 41 72 39
Tennessee 88 27 92 26 89 29 88 23
Texas 83 30 88 28 85 40 72 35
Utah ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Vermont 68 41 65 42 64 49 60 41
Virginia 87 38 80 34 81 42 77 37
Washington 78 36 67 34 59 44 51 36
West Virginia 83 28 80 23 79 33 71 19
Wisconsin 82 36 84 33 77 47 75 37
Wyoming 77 36 71 33 87 44 61 36
? State data not available. NAEP data not reported when state data are not available.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2007 Reading and Mathematics Assessments. SY 2006-07 Consolidated State Performance Report Part I (retrieved on 09/01/2009 from http://www.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/sy06-07part1/index.html)

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Last updated 02 September 2009 (RF)

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