Percentile scores for grade 8 mathematics, by National School Lunch Program eligibility, 3 categories and jurisdiction: 2009, 2007, 2005, and 2003
YearJurisdictionEligibleNot eligibleInformation not available
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† Not applicable.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: DCPS = District of Columbia Public Schools. The NAEP Mathematics scale ranges from 0 to 500. 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 public222(0.8)244(0.4)267(0.5)290(0.4)309(0.4)250(0.4)272(0.5)295(0.3)317(0.3)336(0.4)235(6.3)258(2.8)285(2.5)311(3.9)333(5.0)
2009 Large city217(1.3)239(0.8)263(0.8)286(0.9)308(0.9)241(2.1)264(1.9)290(1.1)316(0.8)336(2.0)219(7.1)246(5.4)275(8.0)302(4.7)323(9.3)
2009 Atlanta217(1.9)233(2.3)252(2.0)273(2.3)290(1.5)237(7.4)261(3.8)284(2.2)307(5.6)325(6.4)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Austin229(3.0)250(0.7)271(2.2)292(1.9)312(3.4)266(2.2)288(4.3)310(2.5)331(2.0)347(3.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Baltimore City214(3.4)233(2.9)254(2.2)275(2.6)294(7.1)230(15.6)250(5.4)271(2.9)293(4.8)310(11.0)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Boston227(2.2)248(2.5)273(2.7)297(2.5)318(4.5)244(13.3)271(6.6)304(3.5)328(2.7)348(8.5)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Charlotte226(2.7)247(2.0)268(2.0)290(2.5)310(2.3)253(3.0)274(3.0)296(3.1)319(3.2)339(7.8)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Chicago218(2.4)238(2.0)260(1.2)283(2.2)304(1.4)238(15.0)259(3.5)283(5.0)306(3.5)325(6.8)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Cleveland216(2.2)237(1.6)256(1.5)276(1.6)294(2.1)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Detroit194(5.1)214(3.8)235(2.7)256(2.2)275(4.5)199(4.1)221(3.9)244(6.5)269(5.2)292(5.5)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 District of Columbia (DCPS)194(7.1)217(2.4)243(1.4)269(2.8)290(2.3)221(3.0)246(3.9)272(1.9)304(13.2)336(6.9)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Fresno207(2.2)229(2.2)253(1.2)277(2.6)297(4.1)242(6.6)268(5.9)297(9.7)321(4.6)339(18.7)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Houston231(2.1)253(1.1)273(0.8)292(1.6)310(2.1)252(3.8)273(5.8)297(3.9)323(6.2)342(2.8)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Jefferson County (KY)215(1.7)235(3.3)257(1.5)280(2.3)300(2.2)244(1.5)266(2.1)288(1.8)310(3.0)331(3.0)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Los Angeles210(2.4)232(1.5)254(1.5)277(1.6)297(2.2)233(4.0)255(9.4)280(4.8)309(3.3)333(5.9)219(8.5)242(8.1)274(5.1)302(5.1)322(12.9)
2009 Miami-Dade224(2.2)244(1.4)267(1.9)289(2.3)308(1.2)242(4.9)263(4.7)286(2.7)306(1.7)324(3.5)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Milwaukee210(2.9)228(2.0)248(2.3)269(2.0)288(3.3)222(6.4)241(6.1)262(8.8)285(3.1)303(3.4)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 New York City222(2.9)245(1.5)270(1.9)296(2.1)320(2.7)229(4.9)254(5.5)287(4.3)317(4.2)341(8.6)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 Philadelphia218(3.0)239(2.4)261(1.3)283(1.8)306(3.1)239(6.7)259(6.7)281(8.3)312(10.7)332(7.5)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2009 San Diego226(5.9)245(4.1)269(4.2)291(2.7)313(5.7)248(9.5)272(5.0)298(5.0)319(3.9)337(6.6)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007National public221(0.5)243(0.4)266(0.4)288(0.4)307(0.4)248(0.6)269(0.4)292(0.3)314(0.3)333(0.4)221(3.2)248(4.2)276(3.3)303(4.2)323(2.0)
2007 Large city215(0.9)237(0.9)261(1.0)284(0.7)305(0.7)237(1.9)261(1.9)287(1.0)312(1.6)333(1.1)216(4.1)241(10.1)270(8.8)299(5.5)321(5.7)
2007 Atlanta213(2.3)231(2.1)251(1.9)271(2.0)292(5.3)235(6.9)252(4.6)276(10.6)303(3.5)322(4.8)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Austin224(3.0)247(3.1)269(2.7)287(2.5)307(3.4)254(4.7)280(3.4)305(2.0)326(2.6)344(2.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Baltimore City(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Boston226(4.4)247(3.6)271(3.1)295(2.6)315(1.3)240(4.0)262(3.2)290(2.8)318(1.9)341(7.7)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Charlotte223(3.7)243(2.4)265(1.3)287(1.8)305(3.6)253(1.9)277(2.2)302(2.3)326(1.7)346(3.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Chicago213(3.2)236(1.6)258(1.9)279(1.5)299(2.0)235(4.2)258(4.6)280(3.9)303(10.3)326(7.9)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Cleveland218(2.8)237(3.0)258(2.2)277(2.2)294(1.7)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Detroit(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 District of Columbia (DCPS)200(1.5)221(2.4)243(1.9)265(3.0)285(2.2)212(4.3)233(1.7)258(2.0)285(3.4)307(4.9)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Fresno(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Houston229(1.9)248(1.1)270(1.6)288(1.6)305(1.6)245(10.1)268(2.6)291(5.8)321(5.4)339(6.4)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Jefferson County (KY)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Los Angeles207(1.1)230(2.1)254(1.3)277(1.5)300(3.1)220(3.3)242(4.6)269(9.7)298(5.6)321(6.1)213(6.7)236(5.9)266(4.6)299(6.6)323(4.2)
2007 Miami-Dade(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Milwaukee(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 New York City219(3.6)242(1.4)266(1.6)291(2.7)316(4.1)249(3.3)270(3.5)292(5.7)315(9.3)340(8.0)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 Philadelphia(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2007 San Diego214(5.1)237(3.3)261(3.9)284(2.3)305(3.9)247(2.6)268(2.8)291(2.4)315(2.2)334(2.5)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005National public217(0.5)240(0.4)263(0.3)285(0.4)304(0.4)245(0.3)267(0.3)289(0.2)311(0.3)330(0.3)228(2.2)252(2.0)277(2.5)302(2.0)324(2.3)
2005 Large city210(0.8)233(0.9)256(0.8)279(0.9)300(0.9)232(1.7)257(1.5)283(0.9)309(1.5)329(1.3)218(3.8)242(3.6)269(5.6)291(3.2)311(4.9)
2005 Atlanta197(3.5)218(2.9)241(2.3)263(1.8)282(1.0)218(3.0)240(3.7)264(3.4)293(3.8)321(4.7)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Austin219(2.7)240(2.7)261(1.3)283(1.1)302(3.1)258(4.5)280(4.5)302(2.6)325(3.4)342(2.5)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Baltimore City(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Boston216(6.0)240(2.5)265(1.0)288(2.2)310(3.0)235(11.2)259(3.8)288(10.1)322(8.3)343(9.9)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Charlotte218(4.5)238(4.0)263(2.3)284(2.8)302(1.1)249(6.7)274(3.5)300(2.9)322(2.9)340(1.8)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Chicago213(2.5)233(1.5)255(2.0)276(1.9)294(1.9)226(3.4)250(5.2)277(3.9)302(7.8)322(7.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Cleveland208(3.8)228(2.9)251(2.1)270(2.3)291(4.8)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Detroit(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 District of Columbia (DCPS)198(1.8)219(2.1)241(1.5)263(1.4)282(3.0)213(2.4)232(2.0)258(4.2)283(2.5)316(4.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Fresno(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Houston222(1.4)243(1.8)264(3.4)283(1.8)299(3.1)234(4.6)256(3.4)279(2.3)304(3.4)324(3.1)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Jefferson County (KY)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Los Angeles199(2.0)221(2.6)245(1.9)269(1.8)289(1.7)215(5.3)243(3.8)271(1.8)299(3.4)323(2.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Miami-Dade(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 Milwaukee(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 New York City217(1.0)239(1.8)263(1.4)289(2.3)313(5.8)236(6.8)261(11.5)286(7.8)315(4.5)333(6.0)219(15.3)244(6.4)267(5.9)289(8.0)302(6.6)
2005 Philadelphia(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2005 San Diego211(2.8)236(2.6)261(2.2)282(2.5)300(2.1)239(6.1)263(3.0)287(2.2)309(2.8)328(2.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003National public214(0.7)236(0.5)260(0.3)282(0.4)301(0.5)244(0.5)266(0.4)288(0.3)310(0.4)328(0.5)230(2.5)254(1.3)279(1.8)303(1.4)324(1.3)
2003 Large city207(1.4)230(1.4)254(0.7)276(0.8)296(1.3)232(1.5)255(1.7)280(1.9)305(1.4)325(1.2)214(3.6)236(1.8)262(4.2)289(2.3)315(5.0)
2003 Atlanta198(1.6)217(1.3)240(1.7)261(1.5)278(2.1)215(4.3)240(2.5)265(6.1)290(1.6)314(5.2)209(9.0)233(9.2)259(9.6)295(15.0)324(3.8)
2003 Austin(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Baltimore City(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Boston211(2.1)233(2.7)256(1.2)280(3.4)302(2.4)232(6.8)253(5.3)280(4.8)313(7.0)335(12.4)216(5.0)238(2.5)271(13.9)307(7.7)329(3.8)
2003 Charlotte212(3.3)232(4.7)257(3.1)279(5.7)299(1.9)244(1.8)270(1.5)295(1.4)317(2.4)335(3.6)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Chicago208(2.2)231(2.2)253(1.1)275(1.9)293(1.9)233(4.5)256(5.2)280(7.9)304(7.0)324(5.4)217(8.9)240(9.6)262(9.7)289(13.0)310(6.7)
2003 Cleveland216(3.7)233(1.4)252(1.4)272(1.3)290(1.9)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Detroit(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 District of Columbia (DCPS)193(2.4)214(3.0)236(1.2)258(1.9)277(1.5)205(2.8)229(3.6)253(4.5)278(3.7)304(2.5)204(4.5)228(4.2)254(3.3)277(4.9)293(4.5)
2003 Fresno(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Houston223(1.1)242(1.1)260(2.5)276(1.4)293(2.1)236(2.8)252(2.1)275(4.2)299(5.2)321(3.2)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Jefferson County (KY)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Los Angeles195(3.3)216(1.9)242(2.6)265(1.8)286(2.5)200(4.9)221(7.7)246(7.2)271(11.7)290(16.5)206(4.3)228(3.4)255(4.2)281(3.9)307(3.8)
2003 Miami-Dade(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 Milwaukee(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 New York City212(3.8)238(1.9)261(1.6)286(2.4)308(1.9)245(7.8)273(5.7)298(6.4)319(6.4)337(3.7)223(8.6)246(10.0)277(13.6)308(11.8)334(6.1)
2003 Philadelphia(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
2003 San Diego209(3.4)229(2.1)252(3.3)276(1.7)296(4.6)233(3.0)255(3.2)280(2.9)302(2.3)323(4.1)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)