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Grade 8 District Results

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  • View student performance by years and various student groups, including gender, race/ethnicity, family income (based on eligibility for the National School Lunch Program), students with disabilities (SD), and English Language Learners (ELL).
  • Move the cursor over the figure to see more detail.
  • Use the drop down menu to show data for the groups or years available.
  • Click "Chart Options" below the graphs to view different types of charts or change the format and layout of the existing chart.
Average Scores
Achievement Levels

Compared to 2002, the percentage of both male and female students at or above Basic increased in 2009 for 2 of the districts that participated in both years. Compared to 2003, the percentage of male students at or above Basic increased in 2009 for 4 of the 10 participating districts, and the percentages of female students increased in 3 of the 10 districts.

Read more information on how to interpret NAEP reading results, including how each student group is defined.