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Students Meeting State Proficiency Standards and Performing at or Above the NAEP Proficient Level: 2009

Percentages of students meeting state proficiency standards and performing at or above the NAEP Proficient level, by subject, grade, and state: 2009
State/jurisdiction Reading Mathematics
Grade 4 Grade 8 Grade 4 Grade 8
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 86 28 75 24 79 24 74 20
Alaska 78 27 82 27 74 38 66 33
Arizona 72 25 69 27 74 28 63 29
Arkansas 70 29 71 27 78 36 61 27
California 60 24 48 22 65 30 41 23
Colorado 87 40 88 32 91 45 81 40
Connecticut 70 42 77 43 81 46 81 40
Delaware 77 35 77 31 76 36 66 32
District of Columbia 46 17 46 14 50 17 44 11
Florida 74 36 54 32 75 40 66 29
Georgia 87 29 77 27 75 34 81 27
Hawaii 62 26 68 22 50 37 39 25
Idaho 86 32 91 33 86 41 78 38
Illinois 74 32 83 33 85 38 82 33
Indiana 74 32 68 31 73 42 75 36
Iowa 80 34 73 32 80 41 76 34
Kansas 88 35 85 33 87 46 78 39
Kentucky 74 36 68 33 71 37 55 27
Louisiana 71 18 61 20 64 23 58 20
Maine 71 35 71 35 66 45 52 35
Maryland 87 37 80 36 89 44 66 40
Massachusetts 54 47 79 43 48 57 49 52
Michigan 77 30 77 31 88 35 75 31
Minnesota 75 37 67 38 73 54 58 47
Mississippi 52 22 48 19 58 22 54 15
Missouri 47 36 50 34 45 41 47 35
Montana 81 35 81 38 67 45 60 44
Nebraska 95 35 95 35 96 38 92 35
Nevada 62 24 61 22 64 32 55 25
New Hampshire 74 41 70 39 73 56 64 43
New Jersey 63 40 82 42 73 49 71 44
New Mexico 52 20 63 22 42 26 43 20
New York 77 36 68 33 87 40 80 34
North Carolina 69 32 66 29 81 43 80 36
North Dakota 80 35 76 34 81 45 71 43
Ohio 82 36 72 37 78 45 71 36
Oklahoma 62 28 66 26 66 33 59 24
Oregon 84 31 69 33 77 37 71 37
Pennsylvania 72 37 80 40 81 46 70 40
Rhode Island 68 36 62 28 63 39 53 28
South Carolina 84 28 71 24 69 34 75 30
South Dakota 77 33 74 37 77 42 74 42
Tennessee 90 28 93 28 90 28 90 25
Texas 84 28 94 27 85 38 83 36
Utah 78 31 83 33 73 41 62 35
Vermont 70 41 69 41 69 51 63 43
Virginia 89 38 87 32 86 43 85 36
Washington 73 33 68 36 52 43 51 39
West Virginia 64 26 61 22 65 28 53 19
Wisconsin 82 33 85 34 81 45 79 39
Wyoming 71 33 65 34 75 40 62 35
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2009 Reading and Mathematics Assessments. SY 2008-09 Consolidated State Performance Report Part I (retrieved on 01/18/2011 from http://www2.ed.gov/admins/lead/account/consolidated/sy08-09part1)

Last updated 01 September 2011 (EP)
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