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1996 NAEP Comparisons of Average Scores for Participating Jurisdictions

December 1997

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This four-page publication presents findings from the 1996 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics grades 4 and 8 and science grade 8 assessments. It consists of three charts:

  • Comparisons of Average Mathematics Scale Scores for Grade 4 Public Schools in Participating Jurisdictions,

  • Comparisons of Average Mathematics Scale Scores for Grade 8 Public Schools in Participating Jurisdictions, and

  • Comparisons of Average Science Scale Scores for Grade 8 Public Schools in Participating Jurisdictions.

For each jurisdiction, the charts indicate whether the average scale score is higher than, the same as, or lower than the average scale score for the other jurisdictions. The participating jurisdictions include most states in the U.S., the District of Columbia, Guam, and Department of Defense schools.


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Last updated 14 March 2001 (RH)

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