Change in eighth-grade NAEP writing average scores, by type of school
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- The average score for public school students was higher in 2007 than in both previous assessments.
- Students in private and Catholic schools had higher average scores in 2007 than in 1998.
- In 1998 and 2007, students in private and Catholic schools had higher average scores than students in public schools.
* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2007.
NOTE: Sample size was insufficient to permit a reliable estimate for private schools in 2002. Private schools include Catholic, other religious, and nonsectarian private schools. View complete data with standard errors.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 1998, 2002, and 2007 Writing Assessments.