Average scale scores and percentages for grade 4 reading, by time per week on language arts and jurisdiction: 2011, 2009, 2007, and 2005
YearJurisdictionLess than 3 hours3-4.9 hours5-6.9 hours7-9.9 hours10 hours or more
Average 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.
2011National21232187223132243022047
2011 National public21132166221122233022049
2011 Alabama22032141121992252021956
2011 Alaska22045209142143320745
2011 Arizona20541927216102172521454
2011 Arkansas21262116217182192521746
2011 California1863207721872191621167
2011 Colorado1952222822262292222362
2011 Connecticut22732114227112322522958
2011 Delaware12252226102253922547
2011 District of Columbia3199820692073019551
2011 DoDEA22732234229162305023127
2011 Florida2184224822282282522555
2011 Georgia21272247219172222822342
2011 Hawaii22063222162134921430
2011 Idaho20732146221152243822139
2011 Illinois20522125218122222722055
2011 Indiana1214521882243422051
2011 Iowa21232147221102233422146
2011 Kansas21742255223122254222338
2011 Kentucky223422810227182233922630
2011 Louisiana204721110208102092621448
2011 Maine12185221112234222241
2011 Maryland22232112236102323123254
2011 Massachusetts21522343234102414223543
2011 Michigan22064221152182722153
2011 Minnesota20632176219112263822243
2011 Mississippi207320810207222112421041
2011 Missouri21742125220122233122148
2011 Montana12188229162274122534
2011 Nebraska2142219522262242322463
2011 Nevada1210420842132521365
2011 New Hampshire12315229132324022941
2011 New Jersey23222232232102333723049
2011 New Mexico20632085202112113920841
2011 New York22246226122263822043
2011 North Carolina20922196224142224022238
2011 North Dakota2212223722682275122432
2011 Ohio22442195225202263722235
2011 Oklahoma20642158216212162621640
2011 Oregon22165219122183021652
2011 Pennsylvania2202226521892283323052
2011 Rhode Island22177223122272522255
2011 South Carolina20632134217192134121733
2011 South Dakota21732186217122194022339
2011 Tennessee21332127212142193721440
2011 Texas218421712221122172722045
2011 Utah2252206622692241922064
2011 Vermont22186228202274222829
2011 Virginia21532233228182304122536
2011 Washington20732214226172203922038
2011 West Virginia22035213102183821545
2011 Wisconsin21832164224112253022053
2011 Wyoming2209522162262722560
2009National21332187224142233122047
2009 National public21232156222132223021949
2009 Alabama212421310217122172121753
2009 Alaska21997217192143521037
2009 Arizona20032018218102152320957
2009 Arkansas208320510212112181921957
2009 California2033193622062162020965
2009 Colorado1224722882302422560
2009 Connecticut1222572313222858
2009 Delaware2284222422172263322652
2009 District of Columbia19163196122072820151
2009 DoDEA32283227172294622831
2009 Florida2185225622362282422659
2009 Georgia20652169217132202822046
2009 Hawaii20322124216152124321136
2009 Idaho20922186226152223421943
2009 Illinois21122208222102233121849
2009 Indiana1221722692243522248
2009 Iowa21732217219122213222346
2009 Kansas21632245227102244422438
2009 Kentucky228322610222212252822740
2009 Louisiana20782118208142082120850
2009 Maine12083222172273622343
2009 Maryland22832143227102253222851
2009 Massachusetts12293235142383723144
2009 Michigan12144226102193421852
2009 Minnesota21942235223172244022535
2009 Mississippi210720610207172122421441
2009 Missouri21332185221132243622844
2009 Montana23122236224162254322433
2009 Nebraska2153229521772242322361
2009 Nevada1218421882132421063
2009 New Hampshire22334231162283722942
2009 New Jersey12214229112284123342
2009 New Mexico22068206112073420945
2009 New York21822265227162263122347
2009 North Carolina20732165217162193322343
2009 North Dakota12243225132264522637
2009 Ohio22032259228232243522530
2009 Oklahoma20632177211172223321741
2009 Oregon21132126221132213121747
2009 Pennsylvania22212185222112283522249
2009 Rhode Island#2275224132242922252
2009 South Carolina21242114215212203621634
2009 South Dakota22185225142223722242
2009 Tennessee12217214132194121538
2009 Texas21332166222202152722244
2009 Utah2215621992202221961
2009 Vermont21922343232222284522928
2009 Virginia22243227192264322833
2009 Washington21032265227122213622144
2009 West Virginia11983213112153621649
2009 Wisconsin12155219132213622145
2009 Wyoming2223722172212922454
2007National21632167224152253021945
2007 National public21432147222132232921947
2007 Alabama206621311213122192121950
2007 Alaska22078217172193321739
2007 Arizona20722059208122103321244
2007 Arkansas21452159218112192621748
2007 California1962190722372171920766
2007 Colorado2233220723582242322359
2007 Connecticut12225233122282822755
2007 Delaware12245224122233222749
2007 District of Columbia41967202152012619648
2007 DoDEA22552285232232284523122
2007 Florida22242205223112272422456
2007 Georgia204521710222192222421942
2007 Hawaii20932094218152164121137
2007 Idaho21322169228132253722239
2007 Illinois12137225142263021648
2007 Indiana12196226152213722242
2007 Iowa21432206227112263622543
2007 Kansas21732199226142252922545
2007 Kentucky20922208224172242622347
2007 Louisiana207519610206162122620943
2007 Maine22104224202273822537
2007 Maryland2094219421982263122754
2007 Massachusetts12404239132403923143
2007 Michigan22086227142233021849
2007 Minnesota21532225225172254422830
2007 Mississippi20772137207152082220849
2007 Missouri21122186221162243222144
2007 Montana22632279227152284222531
2007 Nebraska21742304229112232822253
2007 Nevada2062209421692092521160
2007 New Hampshire22275229162303922938
2007 New Jersey22304235142293723143
2007 New Mexico12129208172113021443
2007 New York21622283228142253822242
2007 North Carolina20922187217182212721846
2007 North Dakota12337226102264322738
2007 Ohio23222236227182263722537
2007 Oklahoma220421412216192202721638
2007 Oregon221510215142183321342
2007 Pennsylvania22205225152293322746
2007 Rhode Island#2237221122242421657
2007 South Carolina20442015213192153021743
2007 South Dakota12226225172253222344
2007 Tennessee214521611214192163321732
2007 Texas218821911218142202322044
2007 Utah2224220822592252322056
2007 Vermont12264231202294122734
2007 Virginia22942314229152314022337
2007 Washington12299230132253622141
2007 West Virginia21122175215132163721542
2007 Wisconsin22122194221142254222338
2007 Wyoming22215227172233122745
2005National21622187222162223121744
2005 National public21322146220152203121647
2005 Alabama22059205162102320950
2005 Alaska#2116216232103521035
2005 Arizona12028213132092920649
2005 Arkansas22088216222242121847
2005 California2021195421372142220567
2005 Colorado#2216225102272422260
2005 Connecticut#2273228132243222651
2005 Delaware12244223102273922546
2005 District of Columbia18041858190192022518744
2005 DoDEA12183225202265022925
2005 Florida23432126219122212922050
2005 Georgia21032095216182192521449
2005 Hawaii12153211142134920433
2005 Idaho21732259222162233822135
2005 Illinois20022187222192202921344
2005 Indiana22096217162213221744
2005 Iowa22222046222182233222142
2005 Kansas21522207221242234121626
2005 Kentucky22248218202212422147
2005 Louisiana210420010205182131921149
2005 Maine12246224212253822434
2005 Maryland2210322262202422265
2005 Massachusetts#2191234192323523045
2005 Michigan#2177220212222921542
2005 Minnesota23132326229152244722429
2005 Mississippi21341998205182082620444
2005 Missouri22132217221222213822130
2005 Montana12217229212253622334
2005 Nebraska12217224132242922050
2005 Nevada11996209132082220858
2005 New Hampshire12354231182274122636
2005 New Jersey12295225152234122539
2005 New Mexico12026206172102820748
2005 New York12225225152263722142
2005 North Carolina21422104219152172921849
2005 North Dakota#2226229152234222737
2005 Ohio22257224172234222031
2005 Oklahoma221315213202142721536
2005 Oregon12115223232183821334
2005 Pennsylvania20622197219112283222348
2005 Rhode Island12033218152193021651
2005 South Carolina22095215182153221343
2005 South Dakota#2076226142263822141
2005 Tennessee12109217192133121540
2005 Texas21032195218172193122044
2005 Utah12228224102252322058
2005 Vermont#2176231222264222629
2005 Virginia22244227162274222435
2005 Washington22197224192223322640
2005 West Virginia22074216172132521551
2005 Wisconsin12147223152233822140
2005 Wyoming1322492223322553