Trend in NAEP reading average scores for 13-year-old students, by race/ethnicity
- In 2008, the average reading scores for White and Black 13-year-olds were higher than their scores in 2004 and 1971.
- There was no significant change in average reading score for Hispanic 13-year-olds in 2008 compared to 2004, but their score was higher than in 1975.
* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2008.
NOTE: Black includes African American, and Hispanic includes Latino. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. Results for the Hispanic race/ethnicity category in 1971 are not available. 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), various years, 1971–2008 Long-Term Trend Reading Assessments.