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Average Scale Scores and Achievement-Level Results in Reading for English Language Learners

  • At both grades 4 and 8, students identified as being English language learners (ELL) who could be assessed had higher average scores in 2005 than in 1998.
Achievement-level results in reading, by English language learners, grade 8: Various years, 1998–2005

Achievement-level results in reading, by English language learners, grade 8: Various years, 1998–2005

* Significantly different from 2005.
NOTE: ELL = English language learners. In 2005, students were identified as ELL, non-ELL, or formerly ELL, and the last two categories were collapsed for reporting. View complete data with standard errors for grade 8.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), various years, 1998–2005 Reading Assessments.

Learn more about the NAEP reporting groups on the NAEP website.

View information about the percentages of English language learners identified, excluded, and assessed at the national level.

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