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Title: 2018 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Grade 4 Oral Reading Fluency Study Restricted-Use Data File
Description: The 2018 NAEP Oral Reading Fluency (ORF) study was conducted by NCES to examine public-school fourth-grade studentsí ability to read passages out loud with sufficient speed, accuracy, and expression, as well as foundational skills, to gauge underlying sources of poor fluency. The restricted-use data file contains oral reading performance variables, student contextual information, responses collected from the NAEP reading student survey questionnaire, NAEP reading scores and achievement level and below NAEP Basic subgroup variables, and student sample weights and replicate weights. The data companion, found within the data product folder, provides background on the 2018 NAEP Oral Reading Fluency (ORF) study and a description of oral reading fluency and the study design. It also describes the 2018 NAEP ORF study instrument development and provides the sampling design and response rates, variables included in the data file, information needed to conduct statistical analyses using the 2018 NAEP ORF data, and control statement files to create system files in SAS and Stata.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: April 2023
Web Release: April 28, 2023
Publication #: NCES 2023030
Restricted Data Licenses
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Data File
Survey/Program Areas: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Data File, please contact:
Jing Chen.