Cross-state comparisons of average eighth-grade NAEP writing scores in 2007 for students not eligible for the National School Lunch Program
1 Department of Defense Education Activity (overseas and domestic schools).
NOTE: A student's eligibility for the National School Lunch Program, which offers free or reduced-price lunch to students from lower-income families, is used as an indicator of poverty. Reported differences are statistically significant at the .05 level. DS is an abbreviation for Department of Defense schools, and NP is an abbreviation for national public schools. View complete data with standard errors.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 Writing Assessment.