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NAEP 2017 State Results - Fourth Grade Reading


Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Overall Results

  • In 2017, the average score of fourth-grade students in District of Columbia was 213. This was lower than the average score of 221 for public school students in the nation.
  • The average score for students in District of Columbia in 2017 (213) was not significantly different from their average score in 2015 (212) and was higher than their average score in 1998 (179).
  • The percentage of students in District of Columbia who performed at or above the NAEP Proficient level was 29 percent in 2017. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2015 (27 percent) and was greater than that in 1998 (10 percent).
  • The percentage of students in District of Columbia who performed at or above the NAEP Basic level was 56 percent in 2017. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2015 (56 percent) and was greater than that in 1998 (27 percent).

Related Content: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)