Average scale scores for grade 4 reading, by race/ethnicity used to report trends, school-reported and jurisdiction: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1994, and 1992
YearJurisdictionWhiteBlackHispanicAsian/Pacific IslanderAmerican Indian/Alaska NativeTwo or more races
Average scale scoreStandard ErrorAverage scale scoreStandard ErrorAverage scale scoreStandard ErrorAverage scale scoreStandard ErrorAverage scale scoreStandard ErrorAverage scale scoreStandard Error
† Not applicable.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, and Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. Prior to 2011, students in the “two or more races” category were categorized as “unclassified”. The NAEP 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), 1992, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2009 Reading Assessments.
2009National230(0.3)205(0.5)205(0.5)235(1.0)204(1.3)226(1.3)
2007National231(0.2)203(0.4)205(0.5)232(1.0)203(1.2)225(1.2)
2005National229(0.2)200(0.3)203(0.5)229(0.7)204(1.3)223(1.3)
2003National229(0.2)198(0.4)200(0.6)226(1.2)202(1.4)223(1.4)
2002National229(0.3)199(0.5)201(1.3)224(1.6)207(2.0)219(3.3)
2000National224(1.1)190(1.8)190(2.9)225(5.2)214(6.0)(†)
2000¹National225(1.1)191(1.7)197(2.1)229(4.7)204(6.4)(†)
1998National225(1.0)193(1.9)193(3.2)215(5.6)(†)(†)
1998¹National226(0.9)193(1.6)195(2.1)221(4.2)(†)(†)
1994¹National224(1.3)185(1.8)188(3.4)220(3.8)211(6.6)(†)
1992¹National224(1.2)192(1.7)197(2.6)216(2.9)(†)(†)