Percentile scores for age 17 long-term trend reading, by grade level [MODGRD3] and jurisdiction: 2012, 2008, 2004, 1999, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1990, 1988, 1984, 1980, 1975, and 1971
YearJurisdiction10th grade or below11th grade12th grade
10th PercentileStandard Error25th PercentileStandard Error50th PercentileStandard Error75th PercentileStandard Error90th PercentileStandard Error10th PercentileStandard Error25th PercentileStandard Error50th PercentileStandard Error75th PercentileStandard Error90th PercentileStandard Error10th PercentileStandard Error25th PercentileStandard Error50th PercentileStandard Error75th PercentileStandard Error90th PercentileStandard Error
¹ Original assessment format.
NOTE: The NAEP Long-Term Trend Reading scale ranges from 0 to 500. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant. Analyze results with NAEP Data Explorer.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 1971, 1975, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2004, 2008, and 2012 Long-Term Trend Reading Assessments.
2012National212(2.6)239(1.6)266(1.6)294(2.3)319(1.9)242(1.5)268(1.2)295(1.0)321(1.2)343(0.9)232(11.7)265(4.6)293(4.7)319(4.2)344(5.0)
2008National206(4.7)235(2.2)265(1.5)293(4.0)320(4.6)240(1.3)268(1.3)296(1.0)322(0.9)345(1.5)233(11.0)265(5.2)292(2.4)320(2.4)346(11.1)
2004National204(3.0)233(2.1)264(1.4)293(2.4)320(2.6)235(1.8)264(1.5)292(0.9)318(1.1)341(1.7)241(7.0)265(5.7)293(3.8)317(5.6)337(9.4)
2004¹National204(4.7)236(2.6)267(1.2)295(2.9)321(3.3)236(3.3)265(1.2)292(1.2)319(1.2)341(2.5)246(9.6)267(6.3)293(4.4)322(9.8)347(7.9)
1999¹National216(4.6)244(2.2)273(3.6)300(3.8)322(3.2)244(2.8)271(1.5)297(1.4)323(2.0)346(2.2)242(12.5)265(8.4)293(7.9)325(11.1)348(8.2)
1996¹National213(4.0)241(3.2)268(2.1)293(2.3)316(4.2)246(1.7)272(1.5)298(1.2)324(1.5)347(2.5)240(10.4)271(5.6)304(4.2)332(9.3)355(18.8)
1994¹National205(2.4)233(3.7)262(2.6)289(2.1)312(5.4)249(2.9)274(1.6)300(1.3)326(1.5)348(3.2)242(15.2)277(6.9)311(10.1)336(6.2)360(8.4)
1992¹National208(8.5)235(2.8)263(2.5)290(2.5)312(2.4)251(2.3)278(2.4)303(1.2)327(1.7)348(1.4)245(8.5)274(4.5)303(3.5)330(5.4)351(3.9)
1990¹National211(3.4)236(3.4)263(1.9)287(2.7)311(3.7)253(1.9)275(1.5)299(1.0)324(2.5)347(1.8)261(4.0)286(5.2)311(7.1)335(5.2)357(4.0)
1988¹National222(2.2)242(4.1)265(2.1)289(4.4)309(5.2)252(1.7)274(1.1)297(1.7)320(1.4)339(2.2)264(5.7)282(3.6)306(3.3)328(1.5)346(4.1)
1984¹National211(1.7)234(1.1)259(1.3)284(1.4)306(2.2)248(0.8)272(1.2)297(1.0)321(0.7)343(0.9)255(2.8)280(1.6)305(1.2)330(1.5)350(1.9)
1980¹National192(3.7)217(2.2)245(2.9)271(1.8)295(2.7)242(1.5)266(1.4)292(0.9)317(1.1)339(1.1)250(2.7)275(2.2)301(2.5)327(3.8)349(3.9)
1975¹National187(5.4)215(2.1)244(1.6)272(1.6)294(2.1)242(1.4)266(0.7)293(0.9)319(0.9)342(1.0)250(5.9)276(1.1)302(1.3)328(1.9)352(3.0)
1971¹National182(2.6)210(1.8)239(1.8)268(2.5)293(2.4)238(1.7)264(1.6)292(1.2)319(1.0)343(1.4)249(2.0)276(1.9)303(1.6)331(1.6)355(3.1)