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District Reading Results by Parental Education Level

Compared to grade 8 students in large central city schools who indicated that one of their parents graduated from high school...

  • students in Boston had a higher average score, and students in Atlanta and the District of Columbia had lower average scores.

Compared to grade 8 students in large central city schools who indicated that one of their parents graduated from college...

  • students in Austin and Charlotte had higher average scores, and students in Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, the District of Columbia, and Los Angeles had lower average scores.


Fourth-graders' replies to this question were not reported because their responses in previous studies were highly variable, and a large percentage of them chose the "I don't know" option.



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


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