Percentages at or above each performance level for age 17 long-term trend reading, by race/ethnicity, 4 categories [ORACE4] and jurisdiction: 2012, 2008, 2004, 1999, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1990, 1988, 1984, and 1980
YearJurisdictionWhiteBlackHispanicOther
At or above Level 250Standard ErrorAt or above Level 300Standard ErrorAt Level 350Standard ErrorAt or above Level 250Standard ErrorAt or above Level 300Standard ErrorAt Level 350Standard ErrorAt or above Level 250Standard ErrorAt or above Level 300Standard ErrorAt Level 350Standard ErrorAt or above Level 250Standard ErrorAt or above Level 300Standard ErrorAt Level 350Standard Error
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
¹ Original assessment format.
NOTE: Black includes African American, and Hispanic includes Latino. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. 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), 1980, 1984, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2004, 2008, and 2012 Long-Term Trend Reading Assessments.
2012National87(0.6)47(1.3)8(0.7)70(1.4)22(1.5)2(0.5)74(1.3)26(1.3)2(0.5)87(1.7)46(2.4)9(1.8)
2008National87(0.6)47(1.0)9(0.6)67(2.4)21(1.5)1(0.4)70(1.5)22(1.0)2(0.6)82(1.6)46(2.5)9(1.8)
2004National83(0.9)42(1.3)7(0.5)64(2.2)16(1.8)1(0.6)67(2.4)23(2.1)2(0.7)84(3.0)44(3.7)7(1.9)
2004¹National86(1.0)45(1.4)7(0.7)67(3.0)17(2.0)1(0.6)64(3.7)20(2.4)2(0.9)82(2.9)37(4.0)5(1.5)
1999¹National87(1.3)46(1.5)8(0.9)66(2.5)17(1.7)1(0.6)68(4.3)24(3.8)2(1.2)83(4.8)40(5.5)8(2.5)
1996¹National87(0.8)46(1.5)8(1.1)68(4.0)18(2.2)2(1.0)65(4.2)20(4.8)2(†)74(4.7)37(6.5)5(2.7)
1994¹National86(1.1)48(1.4)9(0.9)66(4.1)21(3.7)2(1.2)63(4.4)20(3.0)2(1.1)77(6.7)39(7.8)10(5.4)
1992¹National88(0.9)50(1.4)8(0.8)61(2.3)17(2.5)2(0.9)69(4.0)27(3.2)2(0.8)79(3.8)42(6.4)7(2.3)
1990¹National88(1.1)48(1.2)9(0.6)69(2.8)20(1.8)2(1.0)75(4.7)27(3.3)2(1.4)83(4.5)40(6.1)6(2.6)
1988¹National89(0.9)45(1.6)5(0.7)76(2.4)25(3.1)1(0.7)71(4.8)23(3.7)1(†)86(6.4)40(5.7)4(†)
1984¹National88(0.5)47(1.1)7(0.4)65(1.5)16(1.0)1(0.3)68(2.4)21(3.0)2(0.6)77(3.3)38(3.4)7(1.7)
1980¹National87(0.6)43(1.1)6(0.4)44(2.0)7(0.8)#(†)62(3.1)17(2.1)1(0.4)77(3.6)32(3.7)4(2.5)