Average scale scores and percentages for grade 4 reading, by highest academic degree and jurisdiction: 2011, 2009, 2007, and 2005
YearJurisdictionHigh-school diplomaAssociate degree or vocational certificationBachelor's degreeMaster's degreeEducation specialistDoctorateProfessional degree
Average scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentage
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
DoDEA NOTE: DoDEA = Department of Defense Education Activity. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant.
NOTE: The NAEP Reading scale ranges from 0 to 500. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant. Analyze results with NAEP Data Explorer.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2011 Reading Assessments.
2011National211#217#22047223472205219#234#
2011 National public208##21846222482206217#230#
2011 Alabama##21744221492316##
2011 Alaska##20659213372024##
2011 Arizona##214482134820441#
2011 Arkansas##21767215321##
2011 California##2115321240201612461
2011 Colorado##22440224552164##
2011 Connecticut##224112296922719#1
2011 Delaware##224362255723761#
2011 District of Columbia1#20042200553##
2011 DoDEA##2293023055229141#
2011 Florida##22563225342232##
2011 Georgia##2203322245221212201#
2011 Hawaii##21555211402174##
2011 Idaho##22170221291##
2011 Illinois##21634221602206##
2011 Indiana##22044221502246##
2011 Iowa##22261219381##
2011 Kansas##22349226482093##
2011 Kentucky##221232265722620##
2011 Louisiana##21075211212184##
2011 Maine##22154222412295##
2011 Maryland##22735234572298#1
2011 Massachusetts##23420238732316##
2011 Michigan##21729221662175##
2011 Minnesota##219352245722771#
2011 Mississippi##20754211422174##
2011 Missouri##21641224492248#1
2011 Montana##22761224362213##
2011 Nebraska##22151226472##
2011 Nevada##209372155321410##
2011 New Hampshire##22847232502313##
2011 New Jersey##22951234452333##
2011 New Mexico1#207522104421331#
2011 New York##2124223862259##
2011 North Carolina##21965225332271##
2011 North Dakota##225692262911#
2011 Ohio##22329224662263#1
2011 Oklahoma##21674214251##
2011 Oregon##215372175722451#
2011 Pennsylvania##226312276023481#
2011 Rhode Island##22542222562##
2011 South Carolina##21639214562155##
2011 South Dakota##22064220342192##
2011 Tennessee##216432154320913##
2011 Texas##21973218242292##
2011 Utah##21964223322224##
2011 Vermont##22641227542234##
2011 Virginia##225492304621541#
2011 Washington##21634223612195##
2011 West Virginia##21443215512166##
2011 Wisconsin##22038223592243##
2011 Wyoming##22359227392##
2009National213#205#22050223442195218#215#
2009 National public#211#21848222462185212#213#
2009 Alabama##21546217492225##
2009 Alaska##21163214352##
2009 Arizona##21155209402155##
2009 Arkansas##21665218332##
2009 California##20754214392076#2131
2009 Colorado##22338227582283##
2009 Connecticut##224122296823019##
2009 Delaware##224352276221921#
2009 District of Columbia##20147204501#1
2009 DoDEA##2272923058224122#
2009 Florida##225622273521821#
2009 Georgia##2163622045219181#
2009 Hawaii##21056212342169##
2009 Idaho##22173221252##
2009 Illinois##21845221522203##
2009 Indiana##21938225562245##
2009 Iowa##22159222392##
2009 Kansas##22262227361##
2009 Kentucky##221232285622321##
2009 Louisiana##20871206212097##
2009 Maine##22253226422225##
2009 Maryland##22340229552365##
2009 Massachusetts##23127235662347##
2009 Michigan##21634220622134##
2009 Minnesota##22236224572306##
2009 Mississippi##21361208362023##
2009 Missouri##22039228552235##
2009 Montana##22360228382##
2009 Nebraska##22153225452102##
2009 Nevada##211482134520761#
2009 New Hampshire##22954229432333##
2009 New Jersey##22957232411##
2009 New Mexico##2085420642208311
2009 New York##2189226812219##
2009 North Carolina#121867223302112##
2009 North Dakota##22670228281##
2009 Ohio##21826228672236##
2009 Oklahoma##21871215272243##
2009 Oregon##218422185222141#
2009 Pennsylvania##22442224532196##
2009 Rhode Island##22340223562263##
2009 South Carolina##21347219462187##
2009 South Dakota##22166224322302##
2009 Tennessee##219442164421111##
2009 Texas##21978222221##
2009 Utah##21867219282235##
2009 Vermont##22840229542336##
2009 Virginia##22753227442103##
2009 Washington##21936223602243##
2009 West Virginia##21347216482145##
2009 Wisconsin##22042221542194##
2009 Wyoming##222582243921#
2007National217#222#22053223422225221#208#
2007 National public##21851222432205221#197#
2007 Alabama##21349221442156##
2007 Alaska##214632223319431#
2007 Arizona##20856211402153##
2007 Arkansas##21766217322132#1
2007 California##20760212352054##
2007 Colorado##22452223442254##
2007 Connecticut##221152286723117##
2007 Delaware##22241227542274##
2007 District of Columbia##197462004931#
2007 DoDEA##2273423151230141#
2007 Florida##22365226312244##
2007 Georgia##2204422039214151#
2007 Hawaii##21464213262168#1
2007 Idaho##22375224232312##
2007 Illinois##21943222522114##
2007 Indiana##21941224542215##
2007 Iowa##22566225321##
2007 Kansas##22261228362453##
2007 Kentucky##219262255422220#1
2007 Louisiana##20774211192086##
2007 Maine##22561226352314##
2007 Maryland##22250229462224##
2007 Massachusetts##23428238652337##
2007 Michigan##219362206022941#
2007 Minnesota##22434226602286##
2007 Mississippi##20859208382113##
2007 Missouri##21939223542187##
2007 Montana##22565230322263##
2007 Nebraska##22359222391##
2007 Nevada##20848213472134##
2007 New Hampshire##22856230422##
2007 New Jersey##22860236372242##
2007 New Mexico##211552124121331#
2007 New York##21510225812308##
2007 North Carolina##21873218252182##
2007 North Dakota##22573231261##
2007 Ohio##22029228672293##
2007 Oklahoma##21978212202##
2007 Oregon##217472145021831#
2007 Pennsylvania##22643227522355##
2007 Rhode Island##22042218542145##
2007 South Carolina##21553213392187##
2007 South Dakota##22367225292294##
2007 Tennessee##216452164321713##
2007 Texas##22078218202291##
2007 Utah1#22168223292262##
2007 Vermont##22845229522303##
2007 Virginia##22659229382324##
2007 Washington##22238226562205#1
2007 West Virginia##21639215522159##
2007 Wisconsin##22444224522084##
2007 Wyoming##22563227342##
2005National227#220#21856221392214216#218#
2005 National public#210#21654220412204216#212#
2005 Alabama##20947208472026##
2005 Alaska##21167213321##
2005 Arizona##20454212422043##
2005 Arkansas##21670221291##
2005 California##20665208302144#2051
2005 Colorado##22252224432314##
2005 Connecticut##223152266922716##
2005 Delaware##22445227512253##
2005 District of Columbia##1905019244192411
2005 DoDEA#12274222543226131#
2005 Florida##219652213122121#
2005 Georgia##2144821540215121#
2005 Hawaii##209572122921213#1
2005 Idaho##22173224242##
2005 Illinois##21652217432184##
2005 Indiana##21439220562234##
2005 Iowa##22168221311##
2005 Kansas##21860223382342##
2005 Kentucky##217312224922121##
2005 Louisiana##21077206192123##
2005 Maine##22465226332##
2005 Maryland##21751225432215##
2005 Massachusetts##22830233642306##
2005 Michigan##21540222542155##
2005 Minnesota##225382265523161#
2005 Mississippi##20564206342##
2005 Missouri##22044222522234##
2005 Montana##22463226332323##
2005 Nebraska##22158222382274##
2005 Nevada##207522084221161#
2005 New Hampshire##22755229422##
2005 New Jersey##22364226322213##
2005 New Mexico##20762209332114##
2005 New York##21916225762227##
2005 North Carolina##21772219271##
2005 North Dakota##22477227231##
2005 Ohio##22038224592213##
2005 Oklahoma##21475213232##
2005 Oregon##21655218412153##
2005 Pennsylvania##222442255022351#
2005 Rhode Island##21443218552##
2005 South Carolina##21254215402146##
2005 South Dakota##22370222272##
2005 Tennessee##213502164121581#
2005 Texas##21882221162331##
2005 Utah##22072226232304##
2005 Vermont##22750226452314##
2005 Virginia##22661226381##
2005 Washington##22238224582294##
2005 West Virginia##21543215492159##
2005 Wisconsin##21951224473##
2005 Wyoming##22266227321##