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NAEP State Results - Eighth Grade Reading


Friday, October 7, 2016

Overall Results

  • In 2015, the average score of eighth-grade students in District of Columbia was 248. This was lower than the average score of 264 for public school students in the nation.
  • The average score for students in District of Columbia in 2015 (248) was not significantly different from their average score in 2013 (248) and was higher than their average score in 1998 (236).
  • The percentage of students in District of Columbia who performed at or above the NAEP Proficient level was 19 percent in 2015. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2013 (17 percent) and wasgreater than that in 1998 (11 percent).
  • The percentage of students in District of Columbia who performed at or above the NAEP Basic level was 56 percent in 2015. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2013 (57 percent) and was greater than that in 1998 (44 percent).

Related Content: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)