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Regional participation

Results are reported for five regions: Atlantic, North Central, South Central, Mountain, and Pacific. See the map for a breakdown of states in each region. These regions are based on U.S. Census divisions and are configured to align with the overall distribution of the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) student population.

Number of participating schools with AI/AN students and number of participating AI/AN students in NAEP reading, by grade and region: 2011
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Region Schools Students Schools Students
Atlantic 170 400 140 300
North Central 390 1,300 320 1,000
South Central 200 800 210 700
Mountain 410 2,000 340 1,400
Pacific 300 900 240 700
NOTE: AI/AN = American Indian/Alaska Native. The number of schools is rounded to the nearest ten. The number of students is rounded to the nearest hundred.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2011 National Indian Education Study.