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Table 6. Difference between the estimated NAEP scale equivalents of state proficiency standards for mathematics at grade 4, by state: 2009 and 2005

State/jurisdiction 2009 NAEP scale equivalent 2005 NAEP scale equivalent Change from
2005 NAEP
scale equivalent
Standard error of the difference 2005 and 2009 tests are comparable1
Alabama 207 207 -0.3   1.43 Yes
Alaska 218 222 -4.5 * 1.57 Yes
Arizona 212 Yes
Arkansas 216 236 -19.6 * 1.42 Yes
California 220 231 -10.3 * 1.23 Yes
Colorado 202 201 0.7 1.78 Yes
Connecticut 214 221 -7.3 * 1.42 No
Delaware 220 No
District of Columbia 202 No
Florida 225 230 -5.6 * 1.32 Yes
Georgia 218 215 3.1 1.83 No
Hawaii 239 247 -7.8 * 1.38 No
Idaho 213 207 5.5 2.89 No
Illinois 207 No
Indiana 229 225 4.1 * 1.10 No
Iowa 221 219 1.7 1.36 Yes
Kansas 217 218 -0.9 2.44 No
Kentucky 223 No
Louisiana 221 223 -1.7 1.24 Yes
Maine 234 249 -14.3 * 1.20 No
Maryland 208 215 -7.0 * 1.40 Yes
Massachusetts 255 255 -0.3 1.12 Yes
Michigan 200 222 -22.2 * 1.85 No
Minnesota 233 No
Mississippi 223 206 16.9 * 1.44 No
Missouri 246 242 3.4 * 1.28 No
Montana 235 220 14.2 * 1.35 No
Nebraska No
Nevada 225 No
New Hampshire 237   No
New Jersey 231 221 10.2 * 2.02 No
New Mexico 236 232 4.0 * 1.67 Yes
New York 207 207 0.1 1.72 No
North Carolina 220 203 17.5 * 1.49 No
North Dakota 225 224 1.3   1.21 Yes
Ohio 219 233 -13.2 * 1.32 No
Oklahoma 228 218 9.6 * 1.32 No
Oregon 214 No
Pennsylvania 218 No
Rhode Island 231   Yes
South Carolina 215 246 -31.2 * 1.30 No
South Dakota 224 Yes
Tennessee 195 200 -4.1 * 1.82 Yes
Texas 214 219 -5.0 * 1.37 Yes
Utah 225   Yes
Vermont 236 Yes
Virginia 213 No
Washington 243 236 8.0 * 1.00 Yes
West Virginia 225 215 10.8 * 1.30 No
Wisconsin 219 224 -5.8 * 1.83 Yes
Wyoming 226 251 -25.2 * 1.01 No
– State assessment data not available.
† Not applicable.
* Statistically significant at p<.05.
1State assessment is comparable between years when state confirmed making no substantive changes in the assessment.
NOTE: Differences are computed using unrounded numbers. Standard errors of the NAEP scale equivalents are listed in Table 1b and Table 3b.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2005 and 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 05 August 2011 (EP)
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