District Average Scores

District Score Comparisons
Compare a district's score to scores of other districts, large city, or the nation

Select a district/jurisdiction using the drop-down menu to see how its average score compares to the national average for public schools, the average score for large city schools, and to other TUDA districts. Districts/jurisdictions are grouped in relation to whether they scored higher than, not significantly different from, or lower than the selected focal district/jurisdiction. Use the NAEP District Profiles Tool to perform further comparisons of district/jurisdictions based on student group performance.

Select a Focal Jurisdiction

District Score Change Map
One Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) district scored higher in fourth-grade reading compared to 2015

When comparing Trial Urban District Assessment (TUDA) average scores in reading for grade 4 public school students in 2017 with those from 2015, the previous assessment year,

  • 1 district scored higher, and
  • 20 districts showed no significant change in scores.

Explore the interactive map below to see which TUDA districts had increases or decreases and by how much. Click on a district name to see details of performance for the district, its home state, large city, and the nation (public). Scroll down to view the magnitude of average score changes across TUDA districts.

Size of District Score Changes
Examine the magnitude of score changes

To view score changes for fourth-grade public school students in reading between 2017 and previous assessment years, use the drop-down menu to select a comparison year. The results will show the size of the score change between 2017 and the selected comparison year for each TUDA district. Explore score-point changes between any combinations of assessment years. To see whether the score change in one district is statistically different from the change in another district, use the NAEP District Profiles Tool. Find out how statistical significance is determined.

Select focal year
Select comparison year


Additional District Resources

District Profiles Tool

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

District 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.