NAEP - Expanded Population Estimate Grade 4 Reading: 2009

Comparison of change in average reading scores from 2007 to 2009 in the reported NAEP estimate and the full population estimates, grade 4: By state
State/jurisdiction Reported estimate Full population estimates (FPE) Difference (reported
minus FPE)
Alabama -0.1   0.7   -0.8
Alaska1 -3.3 * -2.7   -0.6
Arizona 0.5   1.8   -1.3
Arkansas1 -0.9   3.3 * -4.2
California 1.2   1.6   -0.4
Colorado 2.0   2.8 -0.8
Connecticut 1.8   1.2 0.6
DoDEA2 0.4   1.6 -1.2
Delaware 4.9 * 5.9 * -1.0
District of Columbia -0.9   -1.5 0.6
Florida1 2.1   2.9 * -0.8
Georgia -1.0   0.5   -1.5
Hawaii -2.9   -1.9   -1.0
Idaho -2.4   -2.4   0.0
Illinois -0.2   1.7   -1.9
Indiana 1.0   1.3 -0.3
Iowa -3.5 * -3.1 * -0.4
Kansas -0.7   -1.0 0.3
Kentucky1 3.2 * 3.1 0.1
Louisiana 0.1   1.4 -1.3
Maine -1.8   -1.0   -0.8
Maryland 1.3   0.4   0.9
Massachusetts -2.0   -1.5   -0.5
Michigan -1.9   -1.5   -0.4
Minnesota -1.6   -0.3   -1.3
Mississippi1 2.7   3.2 * -0.5
Missouri1 3.1   3.2 * -0.1
Montana -2.0   -1.2 -0.8
Nebraska -0.4   0.1 -0.5
Nevada 0.3   2.7 -2.4
New Hampshire 0.1   0.6   -0.5
New Jersey -1.3   -1.8   0.5
New Mexico1 -4.0 * -1.1   -2.9
New York 0.6   1.6   -1.0
North Carolina 1.4   1.7   -0.3
North Dakota -0.4   0.6 -1.0
Ohio -1.1   1.2 -2.3
Oklahoma 0.2   0.1 0.1
Oregon1 3.1   4.3 * -1.2
Pennsylvania -2.7   -1.9 -0.8
Rhode Island 3.9 * 4.4 * -0.5
South Carolina 2.1   1.9   0.2
South Dakota -1.2   -1.7   0.5
Tennessee 1.0   1.6   -0.6
Texas -0.7   0.1   -0.8
Utah -2.1   -1.8 -0.3
Vermont1 0.5   2.5 * -2.0
Virginia -0.6   0.7 -1.3
Washington -2.7   -1.4 -1.3
West Virginia -0.6   -1.0 0.4
Wisconsin -3.2   -2.5   -0.7
Wyoming1 -2.6 * -1.3   -1.3
* Statistically significant change.
1 The significance of the trend results from the officially reported sample for this jurisdiction would be different under the scenario.
2 Department of Defense Education Activity (domestic and overseas schools).
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 and 2009 Reading Assessments.

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Last updated 24 March 2010 (RF)