Percentages at or above each achievement level for grade 8 mathematics, by National School Lunch Program eligibility, 3 categories and jurisdiction: 2009, 2007, 2005, and 2003
YearJurisdictionEligibleNot eligibleInformation not available
below BasicStandard Errorat or above BasicStandard Errorat or above ProficientStandard Errorat AdvancedStandard Errorbelow BasicStandard Errorat or above BasicStandard Errorat or above ProficientStandard Errorat AdvancedStandard Errorbelow BasicStandard Errorat or above BasicStandard Errorat or above ProficientStandard Errorat AdvancedStandard Error
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: DCPS = District of Columbia Public Schools. 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), 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2009 Mathematics Assessments.
2009National public43(0.5)57(0.5)17(0.3)2(0.1)17(0.3)83(0.3)45(0.4)12(0.2)28(2.8)72(2.8)35(3.4)10(2.1)
2009 Large city49(1.0)51(1.0)15(0.7)2(0.3)23(1.0)77(1.0)41(1.2)12(0.7)40(5.7)60(5.7)29(5.4)5(2.1)
2009 Atlanta62(2.4)38(2.4)5(1.1)#(†)25(5.1)75(5.1)34(4.2)5(1.8)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Austin39(1.7)61(1.7)19(1.6)2(0.6)8(1.2)92(1.2)63(1.9)22(1.8)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Baltimore City60(2.7)40(2.7)8(1.7)1(0.3)40(6.1)60(6.1)19(5.0)3(1.4)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Boston38(2.2)62(2.2)23(1.4)5(0.8)19(2.8)81(2.8)53(3.0)21(2.6)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Charlotte42(2.2)58(2.2)17(1.8)2(0.7)15(1.8)85(1.8)47(1.8)14(1.5)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Chicago52(1.9)48(1.9)13(1.2)1(0.4)27(4.1)73(4.1)32(4.0)7(1.7)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Cleveland58(1.7)42(1.7)8(0.8)1(0.3)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Detroit81(2.4)19(2.4)3(0.9)#(†)69(5.2)31(5.2)7(3.3)1(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 District of Columbia (DCPS)69(2.2)31(2.2)6(1.1)1(0.4)39(3.4)61(3.4)29(3.2)12(2.6)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Fresno60(1.6)40(1.6)9(1.1)1(0.3)21(3.4)79(3.4)48(4.6)14(3.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Houston35(1.2)65(1.2)18(1.8)2(0.5)17(2.1)83(2.1)47(3.9)16(4.0)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Jefferson County (KY)56(1.7)44(1.7)10(1.3)1(0.3)22(1.6)78(1.6)37(2.2)9(1.3)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Los Angeles59(1.3)41(1.3)9(0.9)1(0.3)30(3.6)70(3.6)34(4.3)10(2.2)41(4.9)59(4.9)28(4.5)5(2.6)
2009 Miami-Dade44(1.6)56(1.6)16(1.9)2(0.6)23(2.0)77(2.0)33(1.9)5(1.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Milwaukee67(2.3)33(2.3)5(1.0)#(†)51(5.2)49(5.2)12(2.7)1(0.5)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 New York City41(2.1)59(2.1)23(1.5)5(1.0)31(3.7)69(3.7)40(5.2)14(2.8)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Philadelphia51(2.2)49(2.2)13(1.6)2(0.6)29(6.0)71(6.0)34(7.6)10(4.0)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 San Diego42(3.2)58(3.2)19(1.6)2(0.7)19(3.3)81(3.3)49(3.9)12(3.3)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007National public45(0.5)55(0.5)15(0.3)2(0.1)19(0.3)81(0.3)42(0.4)10(0.2)36(3.8)64(3.8)28(3.3)6(1.1)
2007 Large city51(1.0)49(1.0)14(0.6)2(0.3)26(1.2)74(1.2)37(1.0)10(0.7)42(4.7)58(4.7)25(3.5)5(1.8)
2007 Atlanta65(2.1)35(2.1)7(1.2)1(0.3)36(3.9)64(3.9)28(4.2)6(1.9)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Austin40(3.0)60(3.0)15(1.3)2(0.6)13(1.5)87(1.5)56(2.5)18(2.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Baltimore City(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Boston40(2.5)60(2.5)21(1.7)4(0.8)25(2.5)75(2.5)41(2.8)14(2.3)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Charlotte46(2.4)54(2.4)14(1.9)1(0.5)15(1.9)85(1.9)53(2.1)19(1.7)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Chicago55(2.3)45(2.3)10(1.2)1(0.4)28(4.9)72(4.9)29(4.9)8(3.1)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Cleveland55(2.7)45(2.7)7(1.1)#(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Detroit(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 District of Columbia (DCPS)72(1.6)28(1.6)4(0.7)#(†)55(2.5)45(2.5)15(1.5)2(0.6)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Fresno(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Houston40(2.3)60(2.3)14(1.2)2(0.4)20(2.5)80(2.5)43(4.0)14(3.7)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Jefferson County (KY)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Los Angeles59(1.4)41(1.4)10(0.9)1(0.3)42(3.9)58(3.9)25(3.6)5(2.3)46(3.9)54(3.9)25(3.8)6(1.8)
2007 Miami-Dade(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Milwaukee(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 New York City46(2.0)54(2.0)19(1.5)5(0.9)17(3.6)83(3.6)41(4.4)13(4.1)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Philadelphia(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 San Diego51(3.1)49(3.1)13(2.9)2(1.0)20(2.2)80(2.2)41(2.3)10(1.5)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005National public49(0.4)51(0.4)13(0.2)1(0.1)21(0.2)79(0.2)39(0.3)8(0.2)34(2.0)66(2.0)28(2.2)6(0.9)
2005 Large city57(0.7)43(0.7)11(0.5)1(0.2)29(1.1)71(1.1)34(1.2)8(0.7)44(4.6)56(4.6)18(2.8)2(0.9)
2005 Atlanta74(1.6)26(1.6)3(0.7)#(†)48(5.0)52(5.0)22(3.3)5(2.0)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Austin51(2.3)49(2.3)13(1.4)1(0.8)12(2.0)88(2.0)54(2.9)17(2.3)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Baltimore City(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Boston47(1.9)53(1.9)17(1.7)3(0.7)27(3.2)73(3.2)41(3.7)16(3.1)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Charlotte49(1.8)51(1.8)12(1.3)1(0.6)16(1.4)84(1.4)51(2.2)15(1.5)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Chicago60(1.8)40(1.8)8(0.9)1(0.3)35(3.7)65(3.7)27(4.0)5(3.4)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Cleveland66(2.1)34(2.1)6(0.8)#(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Detroit(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 District of Columbia (DCPS)74(1.6)26(1.6)4(0.6)#(†)54(2.9)46(2.9)16(1.9)6(1.1)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Fresno(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Houston47(2.6)53(2.6)10(0.9)1(0.3)31(2.4)69(2.4)30(3.0)6(1.3)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Jefferson County (KY)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Los Angeles68(1.6)32(1.6)6(0.7)1(0.3)41(2.9)59(2.9)25(2.6)5(1.4)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Miami-Dade(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Milwaukee(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 New York City49(1.9)51(1.9)18(2.1)4(1.3)26(4.7)74(4.7)39(5.4)10(2.1)43(8.5)57(8.5)13(6.9)2(†)
2005 Philadelphia(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 San Diego51(2.5)49(2.5)10(1.9)1(0.5)24(2.4)76(2.4)36(2.4)8(1.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003National public53(0.5)47(0.5)11(0.3)1(0.1)22(0.3)78(0.3)37(0.4)7(0.2)32(1.3)68(1.3)29(1.5)6(0.6)
2003 Large city60(1.0)40(1.0)9(0.5)1(0.2)31(1.4)69(1.4)31(1.2)6(0.6)49(3.0)51(3.0)18(2.2)4(1.5)
2003 Atlanta76(1.3)24(1.3)2(0.4)#(†)48(3.6)52(3.6)19(3.3)4(2.0)52(6.7)48(6.7)22(5.5)6(2.8)
2003 Austin(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Baltimore City(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Boston57(1.8)43(1.8)11(1.1)2(0.6)32(4.5)68(4.5)35(4.4)11(4.2)43(3.4)57(3.4)31(3.2)8(2.1)
2003 Charlotte56(3.2)44(3.2)10(1.6)1(0.5)19(1.3)81(1.3)44(2.2)11(1.3)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Chicago61(1.9)39(1.9)7(1.0)1(0.4)30(5.5)70(5.5)30(7.9)5(2.3)49(5.7)51(5.7)17(4.5)3(1.5)
2003 Cleveland62(1.9)38(1.9)6(0.8)#(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Detroit(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 District of Columbia (DCPS)79(1.6)21(1.6)2(0.6)#(†)60(2.4)40(2.4)12(1.8)3(0.8)59(2.8)41(2.8)7(1.7)1(†)
2003 Fresno(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Houston54(2.1)46(2.1)7(1.0)#(†)35(2.9)65(2.9)25(1.8)5(1.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Jefferson County (KY)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Los Angeles72(1.7)28(1.7)4(0.8)#(†)67(8.5)33(8.5)7(3.1)#(†)58(3.6)42(3.6)14(2.3)3(0.8)
2003 Miami-Dade(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Milwaukee(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 New York City51(1.7)49(1.7)15(1.2)2(0.5)18(4.2)82(4.2)49(6.2)14(3.6)35(7.9)65(7.9)31(7.8)11(4.4)
2003 Philadelphia(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 San Diego61(2.7)39(2.7)9(1.4)#(†)31(2.2)69(2.2)29(2.5)4(0.9)(†)(†)(†)(†)