Percentages at or above each performance level for age 17 long-term trend reading, by parental education level [PARED5] and jurisdiction: 2012, 2008, 2004, 1999, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1990, 1988, 1984, and 1980
YearJurisdictionDid not finish high schoolGraduated high schoolSome education after high schoolGraduated collegeUnknown
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 ErrorAt or above Level 250Standard ErrorAt or above Level 300Standard ErrorAt Level 350Standard Error
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
¹ Original assessment format.
NOTE: 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.
2012National69(2.4)19(1.8)1(0.4)71(1.8)22(1.5)2(0.5)84(0.9)38(1.8)4(0.5)89(0.6)51(1.3)9(0.8)56(3.4)15(2.2)2(0.6)
2008National67(2.3)20(2.0)2(0.8)74(1.4)27(1.5)3(0.6)83(1.1)39(1.6)5(0.6)87(0.6)50(1.1)10(0.7)56(2.8)13(1.8)1(†)
2004National61(2.7)17(2.2)1(0.8)71(1.9)24(2.0)2(0.4)83(1.4)35(1.5)4(0.8)86(0.8)48(1.5)8(0.6)49(4.4)11(2.7)#(†)
2004¹National(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
1999¹National(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
1996¹National(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
1994¹National(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
1992¹National(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
1990¹National(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
1988¹National(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
1984¹National(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)
1980¹National(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)(†)