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Reading: Student Groups


Exploring results for specific student groups provides additional context for the overall Mega-State results. The tables below show a comparison between public schools nationally and the five Mega-States.

The tables can be re-sorted to make additional comparisons, as follows:

  • Click on any "sort" button to order the Mega-States and the nation numerically by the data in that column.
  • Click on a jurisdiction to see how other jurisdictions compare in terms of statistical significance.
Grade 4
Grade 8

 Black students in California and Florida made larger gains than their peers in the nation from 1992 to 2011.

Average scale scores for White and Black fourth-graders in NAEP reading, by jurisdiction: 1992 and 2011

> Score is higher or gap is wider than selected jurisdiction
< Score is lower or gap is narrower than selected jurisdiction
X Not significantly different from selected jurisdiction
 A significance test could not be performed