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District participation rates in reading

The student-weighted school participation rates are calculated based on the estimated number of students represented by the selected schools that participated in the assessment. Learn more about the sampling design.

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Fourth-grade public school and student participation rates for Trial Urban District Assessment in reading, by urban district: 2007
  School participation Student participation
District Student-
Number of
Number of
Atlanta 100 50 96 1,400
Austin 100 60 95 1,600
Boston 100 60 95 1,300
Charlotte 100 50 95 1,700
Chicago 100 90 95 2,300
Cleveland 100 60 93 1,100
District of Columbia 100 120 93 1,800
Houston 100 80 96 2,400
Los Angeles 100 80 95 2,700
New York City  100 80 93 2,500
San Diego 100 60 94 1,700
NOTE: The numbers of schools are rounded to the nearest ten, and the numbers of students are rounded to the nearest hundred. Substitutions of reserve schools for initially sampled schools were not needed in 2007 because school participation rates were high.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 Trial Urban District Reading Assessment.

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