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Sample sizes and target populations in the nation, states, and districts

 Grade 8 and 12 National
 Grade 8 States
Grade 8 Districts
Student sample sizes and target populations of eighth-grade public school students for Trial Urban District Assessment in NAEP writing, by urban district: 2007
District Sample size Target population
Atlanta 900 3,000
Austin 1,500 5,000
Boston 1,200 4,000
Charlotte 1,400 9,000
Chicago 1,800 26,000
Cleveland 1,200 4,000
Houston 2,100 13,000
Los Angeles 2,000 52,000
New York City 2,000 69,000
San Diego 1,400 10,000
NOTE: The sample size is rounded to the nearest hundred. The target population is rounded to the nearest thousand.
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 Writing Assessment.

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