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NAEP TUDA Results - Eighth Grade Reading


Friday, October 7, 2016

Overall Results

  • In 2015, the average score of eighth-grade students in District of Columbia was 245. This was lower than the average score of 257 for public school students in large cities.
  • The average score for students in District of Columbia in 2015 (245) was not significantly different from their average score in 2013 (245) and was higher than their average score in 2002 (240).
  • 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 (18 percent) and was greater than that in 2002 (10 percent).
  • The percentage of students in District of Columbia who performed at or above the NAEP Basic level was 52 percent in 2015. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2013 (53 percent) and in 2002 (48percent).

Related Content: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)