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State Results: Massachusetts

Reading Scores

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Table A17. Average scores of 15-year-old students on PISA reading literacy scale in Massachusetts public schools compared with other participating education systems: 2012
Education systems higher than Massachusetts
Shanghai-China Singapore
Hong Kong-China  
Education systems not measurably different from Massachusetts
Japan Canada
Korea, Republic of Connecticut
Finland Poland
Ireland Estonia
Chinese Taipei Liechtenstein
Education systems lower than Massachusetts
New Zealand Lithuania
Australia Greece
Netherlands Turkey
Switzerland Russian Federation
Macao-China Slovak Republic
Belgium Cyprus
Vietnam Serbia, Republic of
Germany United Arab Emirates
France Chile
Norway Thailand
United Kingdom Costa Rica
United States Romania
OECD average Bulgaria
Denmark Mexico
Czech Republic Montenegro, Republic of
Florida Uruguay
Italy Brazil
Austria Tunisia
Latvia Colombia
Hungary Jordan
Spain Malaysia
Luxembourg Indonesia
Portugal Argentina
Israel Albania
Croatia Kazakhstan
Sweden Qatar
Iceland Peru
NOTE: All average scores reported as higher or lower than the Massachusetts average score are different at the .05 level of statistical significance. The OECD average is the average of the national averages of the OECD member countries, with each country weighted equally. Italics indicate non-OECD countries and education systems.
SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), 2012.

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