Average scale scores and percentages for grade 8 reading, by pages read in school and for homework, race/ethnicity used to report trends, school-reported and jurisdiction: 2011, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2003, and 2002
YearJurisdictionRace/ethnicity used to report trends, school-reported5 or fewer6-1011-1516-20More than 20
Average scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentageAverage scale scorePercentage
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. 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), 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, and 2011 Reading Assessments.
2011 National Black2433124824251152531125519
2011 National Hispanic2453025125255162581226017
2011 National Asian/Pacific Islander2692127122278172781428326
2011 National American Indian/Alaska Native2462725224255162611225621
2011 National Two or more races2592726822273162801227623
2009 National Black2403124725250152511125318
2009 National Hispanic2412924724253152571225620
2009 National Asian/Pacific Islander2651827122275162781428129
2009 National American Indian/Alaska Native2473024921255162551425720
2009 National Two or more races2562527121272152711427225
2007 National Black2393224525249152501025017
2007 National Hispanic2392924625252172521225417
2007 National Asian/Pacific Islander2602027023272192771327825
2007 National American Indian/Alaska Native2402924724252142521125421
2007 National Two or more races2542626427271162721327019
2005 National Black2373124427248152491024817
2005 National Hispanic2392824525250162531225319
2005 National Asian/Pacific Islander2631926923273182781327627
2005 National American Indian/Alaska Native2412625126253172551125519
2005 National Two or more races2592726625268162711227319
2003 National Black2383124628248152521024916
2003 National Hispanic2382824327249162511225317
2003 National Asian/Pacific Islander2612026724272172761427626
2003 National American Indian/Alaska Native239282442625317263925221
2003 National Two or more races2542126726269202741226822
2002 National Black240322462824915251925116
2002 National Hispanic2402724827250172521125118
2002 National Asian/Pacific Islander2582126527267172721227323
2002 National American Indian/Alaska Native2413425522254152621025119
2002 National Two or more races2532326526273132721726821