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Average Mathematics Scale Scores and Achievement-Level Results by Student Eligibility for Free/Reduced-Price Lunch

  • At grades 4 and 8, average scores and the percentages of students performing at or above Basic were higher in 2005 than in any previous assessment year both for students who were eligible for free or reduced-price lunch and for those who were not eligible.
Average scale scores in mathematics, by students' eligibility for free/reduced-price lunch, grade 4: Various years, 1996–2005

* Significantly different from 2005.
NOTE: View complete data with standard errors for grade 4

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