Average scale scores for grade 8 reading, by all students and jurisdiction: 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1994, and 1992
YearJurisdictionAll students
Average scale scoreStandard Error
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
¹ Accommodations were not permitted for this assessment.
NOTE: 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.
2009National264(0.3)
2007National263(0.2)
2005National262(0.2)
2003National263(0.3)
2002National264(0.4)
2000National(†)
2000¹National(†)
1998National263(0.8)
1998¹National264(0.8)
1994¹National260(0.8)
1992¹National260(0.9)