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Table B.2.b.-1 Average National Assessment for Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scale score and percentage distribution of 8th-grade public school students, by school locale and state or jurisdiction: 2009 —Continued (Return to Table B.2.b.-1)
State or jurisdiction Town   Rural
Total   Fringe   Distant   Remote   Total   Fringe   Distant   Remote
Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error   Percent Standard error
  Percentage distribution
United States 14 (0.6)   4 (0.4)   6 (0.5)   4 (0.3)   23 (0.4)   12 (0.5)   7 (0.3)   3 (0.2)
Alabama 17 (1.2)   9 (2.4)   3 (2.0)   5 (1.8)   49 (1.5)   22 (1.1)   20 (2.1)   8 (1.9)
Alaska 29 (0.8)   7 (0.3)   8 (0.3)   13 (0.6)   31 (1.3)   8 (0.4)   2 (1.0)   21 (1.2)
Arizona 10 (1.8)   3 (2.0)   2 (1.4)   4 (1.6)   21 (2.1)   10 (1.9)   7 (2.4)   4 (1.1)
Arkansas 27 (1.7)   7 (1.7)   10 (1.9)   10 (1.6)   39 (1.8)   17 (1.4)   13 (2.4)   8 (1.9)
California 10 (3.4)   2 (1.4)   7 (3.2)   # (†)   8 (1.9)   4 (2.2)   4 (1.5)   # (†)
                                               
Colorado 10 (0.9)   5 (1.3)   1 (#)   5 (1.8)   21 (2.3)   11 (3.0)   5 (2.2)   6 (1.6)
Connecticut 6 (1.8)   6 (1.8)   # (†)   # (†)   15 (2.0)   14 (2.0)   1 (†)   # (†)
Delaware 17 (0.3)   13 (0.2)   4 (0.1)   # (†)   26 (0.3)   21 (0.3)   5 (0.2)   # (†)
District of Columbia # (†)   # (†)   # (†)   # (†)   # (†)   # (†)   # (†)   # (†)
Florida 11 (2.6)   7 (2.2)   4 (1.4)   # (†)   13 (2.2)   10 (2.4)   1 (†)   1 (†)
                                               
Georgia 13 (1.6)   7 (1.7)   3 (1.7)   3 (†)   35 (1.2)   25 (1.1)   8 (1.8)   2 (1.5)
Hawaii 24 (0.2)   # (†)   # (†)   24 (0.2)   20 (0.3)   16 (0.3)   3 (0.1)   1 (0.1)
Idaho 23 (1.1)   3 (1.0)   10 (1.3)   10 (0.7)   30 (1.4)   15 (0.9)   8 (1.4)   8 (1.4)
Illinois 10 (1.1)   2 (0.3)   6 (1.4)   2 (1.4)   15 (1.5)   9 (1.8)   4 (1.2)   1 (†)
Indiana 19 (1.6)   4 (1.4)   15 (1.9)   # (†)   27 (1.5)   12 (1.5)   13 (1.5)   2 (1.0)
                                               
Iowa 28 (1.2)   5 (1.1)   8 (1.1)   15 (1.1)   37 (1.4)   10 (0.7)   14 (1.1)   13 (1.2)
Kansas 29 (1.9)   5 (1.7)   7 (1.6)   18 (1.5)   33 (2.9)   11 (2.2)   9 (2.8)   13 (1.1)
Kentucky 21 (2.2)   2 (1.1)   13 (1.6)   7 (1.8)   45 (2.5)   23 (2.5)   15 (1.7)   7 (1.4)
Louisiana 19 (1.6)   8 (1.4)   9 (1.7)   2 (†)   31 (2.2)   15 (1.4)   12 (1.7)   4 (1.1)
Maine 22 (0.8)   6 (0.8)   4 (0.2)   12 (1.2)   56 (1.5)   20 (0.9)   22 (1.4)   14 (1.6)
                                               
Maryland 8 (2.3)   3 (1.8)   2 (1.5)   2 (0.1)   15 (2.6)   13 (2.5)   2 (1.5)   # (†)
Massachusetts 3 (1.3)   2 (1.2)   1 (#)   # (†)   11 (1.6)   11 (1.6)   # (†)   # (†)
Michigan 13 (1.8)   8 (1.5)   2 (1.3)   3 (1.9)   23 (2.4)   11 (1.9)   8 (1.9)   5 (1.5)
Minnesota 20 (1.8)   3 (1.4)   9 (1.8)   7 (1.8)   25 (1.6)   9 (2.4)   7 (2.1)   10 (1.2)
Mississippi 29 (1.0)   2 (†)   8 (1.7)   19 (1.1)   48 (1.6)   14 (0.5)   23 (1.6)   10 (1.4)
                                               
Missouri 24 (1.6)   6 (1.9)   7 (1.6)   11 (1.2)   32 (1.9)   11 (1.2)   14 (2.5)   7 (1.8)
Montana 33 (1.1)   1 (0.1)   # (†)   31 (1.1)   42 (1.4)   7 (1.2)   12 (1.2)   23 (1.3)
Nebraska 23 (2.3)   1 (#)   3 (1.0)   19 (2.3)   28 (2.1)   5 (1.5)   9 (1.8)   14 (1.5)
Nevada 11 (2.3)   2 (0.9)   2 (†)   7 (2.6)   18 (1.3)   15 (1.2)   1 (0.0)   2 (0.8)
New Hampshire 18 (1.2)   6 (1.7)   6 (1.7)   5 (1.4)   37 (1.3)   16 (1.2)   17 (1.6)   5 (1.0)
                                               
New Jersey 2 (1.3)   2 (†)   1 (#)   # (†)   11 (1.6)   10 (2.1)   2 (1.2)   # (†)
New Mexico 30 (3.9)   5 (0.3)   3 (0.4)   23 (4.2)   25 (1.8)   14 (1.1)   2 (1.0)   8 (1.0)
New York 7 (1.1)   4 (1.4)   2 (1.2)   1 (†)   16 (1.1)   8 (0.4)   7 (0.9)   # (†)
North Carolina 14 (1.2)   7 (1.5)   7 (1.5)   # (†)   46 (1.9)   28 (1.7)   16 (1.9)   1 (0.9)
North Dakota 20 (0.3)   # (†)   2 (0.1)   18 (0.3)   47 (0.5)   7 (0.2)   6 (0.2)   34 (0.5)
                                               
Ohio 14 (2.0)   4 (1.8)   9 (1.6)   1 (#)   30 (1.7)   16 (1.7)   13 (2.0)   1 (#)
Oklahoma 24 (1.9)   4 (1.1)   10 (1.7)   9 (1.4)   38 (2.3)   14 (2.1)   15 (1.8)   9 (0.9)
Oregon 29 (2.1)   12 (1.1)   6 (2.0)   11 (2.9)   15 (1.6)   7 (2.4)   5 (1.2)   3 (0.9)
Pennsylvania 15 (1.1)   9 (2.3)   3 (1.7)   3 (1.6)   19 (1.7)   11 (1.6)   8 (0.8)   # (†)
Rhode Island 3 (0.1)   3 (0.1)   # (†)   # (†)   21 (0.3)   18 (0.3)   3 (0.1)   # (†)
                                               
South Carolina 20 (2.5)   6 (1.5)   14 (3.0)   # (†)   36 (1.9)   23 (1.9)   10 (1.3)   3 (1.2)
South Dakota 30 (0.3)   2 (0.1)   5 (0.1)   22 (0.2)   48 (0.3)   11 (0.2)   6 (0.2)   31 (0.3)
Tennessee 16 (1.4)   4 (1.4)   10 (1.8)   2 (0.2)   42 (2.1)   21 (1.9)   17 (2.8)   4 (1.4)
Texas 13 (1.3)   3 (1.0)   7 (2.2)   3 (1.6)   18 (1.2)   11 (2.2)   4 (1.7)   3 (1.2)
Utah 12 (1.7)   5 (1.5)   3 (0.1)   5 (1.0)   12 (1.3)   7 (2.0)   2 (1.5)   3 (1.0)
                                               
Vermont 25 (0.3)   3 (0.1)   12 (0.2)   10 (0.2)   56 (0.4)   15 (0.2)   27 (0.2)   14 (0.2)
Virginia 9 (0.5)   1 (#)   7 (1.3)   1 (#)   30 (1.3)   18 (1.1)   8 (1.6)   4 (1.2)
Washington 14 (1.4)   6 (2.1)   3 (1.8)   5 (2.4)   16 (1.5)   6 (1.1)   7 (2.0)   2 (1.2)
West Virginia 24 (1.7)   4 (1.3)   13 (2.2)   7 (1.7)   47 (2.4)   14 (2.4)   24 (2.9)   8 (2.3)
Wisconsin 23 (1.4)   4 (1.9)   15 (2.6)   5 (2.2)   27 (1.5)   10 (1.0)   6 (1.8)   10 (1.3)
Wyoming 42 (0.4)   # (†)   # (†)   42 (0.4)   39 (0.4)   17 (0.3)   2 (0.1)   20 (0.3)
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scale ranges from 0 to 500. For more details on urban-centric locale categories, see http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ruraled/definitions.asp. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Mathematics Assessment, NAEP Data Explorer.
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