Average scale scores and percentages for grade 8 science, by how often students work with others on activities and jurisdiction: 2011 and 2009
YearJurisdictionNever or hardly everOnce or twice a monthOnce or twice a weekEvery day or almost every day
Average scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentage
— Not available.
# 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 Science scale ranges from 0 to 300. 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), 2009 and 2011 Science Assessments.
2011National1472151291534715422
2011 National public1452149281534715422
2011 Alabama1346136401443814216
2011 Alaska3152201545216124
2011 Arizona1375143241444515026
2011 Arkansas1403146411504714910
2011 California1140291414714523
2011 Colorado1159171614216340
2011 Connecticut1151291624515725
2011 Delaware156415471505215437
2011 District of Columbia1194100251204511327
2011 DoDEA1615160291634315723
2011 Florida1147311494415124
2011 Georgia1149321535015217
2011 Hawaii2140371434314818
2011 Idaho1584156291614616022
2011 Illinois1473148271494115130
2011 Indiana2152341564515220
2011 Iowa#158251574515830
2011 Kansas3156251565215920
2011 Kentucky1573159321574415622
2011 Louisiana1375142381454214314
2011 Maine#159221624915829
2011 Maryland3149191534315535
2011 Massachusetts2157241645416420
2011 Michigan1514150291605116316
2011 Minnesota2160251635515918
2011 Mississippi134713752140361465
2011 Missouri1544156321604015524
2011 Montana1161251635116823
2011 Nebraska2158241575115624
2011 Nevada3138241475214621
2011 New Hampshire1164181645016031
2011 New Jersey2153221554315834
2011 New Mexico1423144301464214526
2011 New York2149271534914922
2011 North Carolina2147291504914620
2011 North Dakota2164411644616711
2011 Ohio1453159351604715715
2011 Oklahoma3149391484615311
2011 Oregon1154181565515725
2011 Pennsylvania3150291545215816
2011 Rhode Island#148231535015127
2011 South Carolina1363143231515115424
2011 South Dakota1165331644915717
2011 Tennessee1424150401524714810
2011 Texas2155261525115522
2011 Utah2161301624816620
2011 Vermont2166241634116333
2011 Virginia1565158271594416623
2011 Washington#156171554116042
2011 West Virginia2146291505015319
2011 Wisconsin1157181615016432
2011 Wyoming#163151615915826
2009National1433150311524515221
2009 National public1433148301504515222
2009 Alabama1475135381393314524
2009 Alaska
2009 Arizona1433138201444314234
2009 Arkansas1384143411474314312
2009 California1284133331384214322
2009 Colorado2159181564915531
2009 Connecticut1152251575416020
2009 Delaware2152231463115044
2009 District of Columbia
2009 DoDEA2163221634316333
2009 Florida1442145291474614823
2009 Georgia1147301475215116
2009 Hawaii2137391393313726
2009 Idaho2154301605415914
2009 Illinois1503150301504214825
2009 Indiana1463154341544915114
2009 Iowa1464160271544115728
2009 Kansas
2009 Kentucky1634160291544915517
2009 Louisiana2136341444514019
2009 Maine1157261595415919
2009 Maryland1603148191494315135
2009 Massachusetts1593160281604016330
2009 Michigan2150371575115810
2009 Minnesota1158241605116023
2009 Mississippi127813545132421214
2009 Missouri2157341584515719
2009 Montana3164261634916223
2009 Nebraska
2009 Nevada1423142211404914527
2009 New Hampshire#159311604816321
2009 New Jersey2151261594115531
2009 New Mexico1412145311434914418
2009 New York1433148311504715919
2009 North Carolina1413142271474814522
2009 North Dakota1163401644816211
2009 Ohio1545156321604216121
2009 Oklahoma1459145401493814813
2009 Oregon1154211555115526
2009 Pennsylvania1433154331554516019
2009 Rhode Island1148221504614331
2009 South Carolina1140291474914522
2009 South Dakota1566163271615515812
2009 Tennessee145614945149441466
2009 Texas1334153271514814920
2009 Utah2158331574416022
2009 Vermont
2009 Virginia1583154281564715923
2009 Washington1153161533515847
2009 West Virginia2148291445114618
2009 Wisconsin2158281594315827
2009 Wyoming#157231594316034