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National Assessment of Educational Progress Results

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  • Description
    National Assessment of Educational Progress Results reports the percentage of students scoring proficient or above on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), per subgroup.
  • Full Description
    NAEP, referred to as the nation's report card, measures students on their academic proficiency in reading and math. The subgroups reported are subject, race, English language learners, disabled students, and students eligible for free or reduced-price meals. NAEP is administered to a sample of students in each state bi-annually. US Department of Education collects data for Grades 4, 8, and 12 on a school year basis. This dataset reports the percent of students at each of the four Performance levels for Grade 4 and Grade 8 assessments in Math and Reading. The subject of Math was not assessed in the 2002 NAEP. Data for Reading assessment in 2000 is not available for the state of Connecticut.
  • Source
    US Department of Education and National Center for Education Statistics
  • Suppression
    The NAEP suppresses any values that do not meet its reporting standards. When applying their statistical processes, any value that is rounded to zero is also suppressed. Margins of Error that are not applicable due to the nature of the corresponding value have also been suppressed.