State Student Group Scores and Score Gaps

Size of State Score Gaps
Examine the magnitude of student group score gaps

See how the score differences for public school students in a state/jurisdiction compare to the nation. Use the drop-down menus to compare score gaps in the states/jurisdictions to the score gaps in the nation (public) for selected student groups.

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Average scores and score gaps in NAEP mathematics for fourth-grade public school students, by race/ethnicity and state/jurisdiction: 2017

Group Population Percentages
Demographic changes in student populations

Use the drop-down menus to select a state/jurisdiction and a student group to view changes in the percentage distribution for that group over time.

Read about changes in NAEP's reporting for racial/ethnic groups.

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Additional State Resources

State Profiles Tool

See how a state performed over time, view a state's demographics and school characteristics, download snapshot reports, and compare each state's overall performance to performance nationwide or in other states.

State Snapshots

Download a one-page report containing key findings and trends in a condensed format. Reports contain overall student results, bar charts showing NAEP achievement levels, and tables displaying results by key reporting groups.