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Students in participating urban districts performing on par with large central city students nationally

Grade 8

Achievement-level results in NAEP writing for male eighth-grade public school students, by jurisdiction: 2007



  • Compared to large central city public schools nationally, 9 of 10 participating districts had higher or comparable percentages of male students performing at or above Basic.
  • Compared to large central city schools nationally, 8 of 10 participating districts had comparable percentages of male students performing at or above Proficient.

# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Reported differences are statistically significant at the .05 level. View complete data with standard errors in districts and the nation or in large central cities.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 Trial Urban District Writing Assessment.

See more information about the writing assessment, including details about participating jurisdictions and percentages of students excluded from the assessment.

To read more about achievement levels and how they are set, see Reporting the Assessment—Scale Scores and Achievement Levels.

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