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Correlations between NAEP and state assessment school-level percentages meeting the proficient standard, for reading (table 20a) and mathematics (table 20b) in 2009, by grade and state 

Table 20a. Correlations between NAEP and state assessment school-level percentages meeting the reading proficient standard, by grade and state: 2009
State/jurisdiction Grade 4 Grade 8
Correlation
coefficient
Standard
error
Correlation
coefficient
Standard
error
Alabama 0.69 0.059 0.77 0.036
Alaska 0.76 0.051 0.69 0.062
Arizona 0.77 0.051 0.74 0.044
Arkansas 0.73 0.051 0.69 0.070
California 0.86 0.021 0.84 0.030
Colorado 0.79 0.044 0.78 0.033
Connecticut 0.86 0.029 0.83 0.038
Delaware 0.62 0.058 0.86 0.040
District of Columbia 0.67 0.034 0.89 0.030
Florida 0.71 0.046 0.70 0.060
Georgia 0.64 0.066 0.53 0.070
Hawaii 0.73 0.044 0.68 0.070
Idaho 0.58 0.058 0.40 0.097
Illinois 0.83 0.029 0.73 0.037
Indiana 0.68 0.056 0.69 0.068
Iowa 0.57 0.059 0.66 0.055
Kansas 0.53 0.066 0.76 0.056
Kentucky 0.67 0.057 0.48 0.085
Louisiana 0.71 0.067 0.75 0.045
Maine 0.50 0.079 0.41 0.086
Maryland 0.60 0.073 0.82 0.038
Massachusetts 0.75 0.048 0.82 0.036
Michigan 0.80 0.027 0.75 0.046
Minnesota 0.80 0.031 0.71 0.054
Mississippi 0.72 0.046 0.73 0.052
Missouri 0.72 0.039 0.65 0.074
Montana 0.56 0.071 0.63 0.063
Nebraska
Nevada 0.76 0.044 0.67 0.069
New Hampshire 0.61 0.064 0.58 0.071
New Jersey 0.79 0.040 0.87 0.030
New Mexico 0.66 0.049 0.69 0.046
New York 0.77 0.046 0.81 0.033
North Carolina 0.79 0.042 0.74 0.045
North Dakota 0.47 0.050 0.53 0.050
Ohio 0.74 0.053 0.74 0.050
Oklahoma 0.67 0.045 0.62 0.051
Oregon 0.59 0.061 0.58 0.069
Pennsylvania 0.79 0.037 0.81 0.032
Rhode Island 0.80 0.031 0.86 0.036
South Carolina 0.70 0.049 0.68 0.061
South Dakota 0.64 0.041 0.64 0.035
Tennessee 0.75 0.054 0.62 0.081
Texas 0.63 0.059 0.56 0.104
Utah 0.75 0.045 0.59 0.093
Vermont 0.55 0.050 0.67 0.041
Virginia 0.52 0.092 0.51 0.100
Washington 0.72 0.042 0.52 0.081
West Virginia 0.39 0.075 0.46 0.073
Wisconsin 0.76 0.034 0.76 0.044
Wyoming 0.46 0.057 0.59 0.098
– State assessment data not available.
† Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Reading Assessments. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, EDFacts SY 2008–09, Washington, DC, 2010. The National Longitudinal School-Level State Assessment Score Database (NLSLSASD) 2010.

Table 20b. Correlations between NAEP and state assessment school-level percentages meeting the mathematics proficient standard, by grade and state: 2009
State/jurisdiction Grade 4 Grade 8
Correlation
coefficient
Standard
error
Correlation
coefficient
Standard
error
Alabama 0.62 0.066 0.78 0.052
Alaska 0.74 0.042 0.75 0.063
Arizona 0.78 0.038 0.79 0.036
Arkansas 0.75 0.058 0.83 0.032
California 0.73 0.047 0.73 0.040
Colorado 0.77 0.043 0.82 0.042
Connecticut 0.82 0.034 0.85 0.031
Delaware 0.77 0.050 0.89 0.030
District of Columbia 0.71 0.045 0.86 0.036
Florida 0.69 0.047 0.75 0.062
Georgia 0.73 0.053 0.64 0.058
Hawaii 0.73 0.055 0.66 0.052
Idaho 0.49 0.078 0.69 0.063
Illinois 0.79 0.031 0.80 0.033
Indiana 0.74 0.049 0.76 0.054
Iowa 0.60 0.059 0.61 0.070
Kansas 0.72 0.056 0.72 0.045
Kentucky 0.64 0.062 0.62 0.076
Louisiana 0.80 0.035 0.81 0.038
Maine 0.57 0.054 0.66 0.050
Maryland 0.58 0.060 0.86 0.028
Massachusetts 0.79 0.043 0.87 0.025
Michigan 0.74 0.049 0.79 0.032
Minnesota 0.71 0.049 0.75 0.055
Mississippi 0.73 0.051 0.75 0.034
Missouri 0.76 0.036 0.75 0.038
Montana 0.60 0.059 0.65 0.042
Nebraska
Nevada 0.64 0.057 0.81 0.042
New Hampshire 0.62 0.060 0.71 0.097
New Jersey 0.74 0.061 0.85 0.030
New Mexico 0.69 0.056 0.69 0.045
New York 0.67 0.054 0.80 0.037
North Carolina 0.72 0.046 0.64 0.078
North Dakota 0.49 0.057 0.56 0.044
Ohio 0.80 0.036 0.80 0.036
Oklahoma 0.63 0.056 0.68 0.049
Oregon 0.67 0.045 0.66 0.057
Pennsylvania 0.77 0.039 0.78 0.032
Rhode Island 0.80 0.034 0.93 0.019
South Carolina 0.78 0.034 0.75 0.044
South Dakota 0.72 0.036 0.71 0.037
Tennessee 0.65 0.072 0.63 0.071
Texas 0.54 0.071 0.73 0.053
Utah 0.71 0.051 0.76 0.038
Vermont 0.63 0.044 0.74 0.052
Virginia 0.45 0.083 0.37 0.074
Washington 0.76 0.040 0.78 0.035
West Virginia 0.47 0.062 0.62 0.071
Wisconsin 0.82 0.029 0.85 0.033
Wyoming 0.49 0.080 0.75 0.065
– State assessment data not available.
† Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Mathematics Assessments. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, EDFacts SY 2008–09, Washington, DC, 2010. The National Longitudinal School-Level State Assessment Score Database (NLSLSASD) 2010.

Last updated 17 August 2011 (EP)
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