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Change in Reading Proficiency - 8th Grade

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Definition

Percent change in reading proficiency among 8th grade students, 2003-2011.

Description

Educational attainment is a major factor in an individual’s future earning power, and the reading skills that students have by middle school are critical to future academic success. This indicator tracks the change, over time, of the percentage of 8th grade students demonstrating grade-level proficiency in reading.

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Change in Reading Proficiency - 8th Grade

Reading Proficiency - 8th Grade (%)
State20032005200720092011
United States  32.2%  30.8%  31.2%  32.4%  33.5% 
Alabama  22.3%  21.9%  21.2%  23.8%  25.6% 
Alaska  26.8%  26.4%  27.1%  27.0%  31.0% 
Arizona  24.9%  23.1%  24.3%  26.9%  28.2% 
Arkansas  26.8%  25.9%  25.4%  26.7%  27.8% 
California  22.4%  20.5%  21.5%  22.2%  23.7% 
Colorado  36.0%  31.9%  34.6%  32.4%  40.3% 
Connecticut  37.0%  33.6%  37.1%  42.5%  44.7% 
Delaware  31.0%  30.3%  30.5%  30.6%  32.7% 
District of Columbia  10.4%  11.7%  12.1%  13.7%  16.1% 
Florida  26.7%  25.1%  28.0%  31.8%  29.8% 
Georgia  26.1%  24.9%  25.6%  26.9%  27.6% 
Hawaii  21.6%  18.3%  20.3%  22.0%  26.0% 
Idaho  32.3%  32.2%  31.6%  32.8%  33.9% 
Illinois  34.5%  31.0%  29.8%  32.7%  33.9% 
Indiana  32.7%  28.4%  31.1%  32.1%  31.8% 
Iowa  35.6%  33.8%  35.7%  32.2%  32.7% 
Kansas  35.0%  34.8%  35.2%  33.0%  35.5% 
Kentucky  33.6%  30.6%  27.7%  33.3%  36.3% 
Louisiana  21.7%  19.9%  19.4%  20.4%  22.2% 
Maine  36.8%  38.0%  36.9%  34.6%  38.5% 
Maryland  30.6%  29.9%  33.2%  35.6%  39.9% 
Massachusetts  43.3%  44.0%  43.0%  42.9%  46.1% 
Michigan  32.3%  28.5%  28.2%  30.5%  32.1% 
Minnesota  37.2%  37.2%  36.6%  38.4%  39.3% 
Mississippi  20.9%  18.5%  17.4%  19.3%  21.0% 
Missouri  34.4%  30.9%  31.0%  34.3%  35.2% 
Montana  37.2%  36.7%  38.9%  37.7%  41.5% 
Nebraska  35.0%  34.5%  35.0%  34.6%  34.8% 
Nevada  20.6%  22.4%  21.5%  22.4%  26.3% 
New Hampshire  40.4%  37.9%  37.2%  39.4%  39.6% 
New Jersey  36.9%  37.7%  39.0%  41.6%  44.7% 
New Mexico  19.7%  19.2%  17.3%  21.7%  22.1% 
New York  35.1%  33.5%  32.2%  33.3%  35.1% 
North Carolina  28.7%  26.9%  28.0%  28.7%  31.1% 
North Dakota  38.2%  36.5%  32.2%  34.1%  34.1% 
Ohio  34.0%  35.5%  35.9%  36.7%  36.9% 
Oklahoma  29.8%  25.3%  26.1%  25.7%  26.7% 
Oregon  33.1%  32.6%  34.0%  33.3%  32.7% 
Pennsylvania  32.1%  36.0%  36.4%  40.1%  38.0% 
Rhode Island  29.9%  29.4%  27.2%  27.6%  33.4% 
South Carolina  24.2%  24.7%  24.6%  24.5%  26.6% 
South Dakota  38.6%  35.1%  36.8%  36.9%  35.3% 
Tennessee  26.0%  26.2%  25.6%  27.9%  27.0% 
Texas  25.9%  26.1%  27.5%  27.1%  26.5% 
Utah  32.4%  29.3%  30.1%  32.9%  35.4% 
Vermont  38.5%  37.4%  42.1%  41.0%  44.4% 
Virginia  35.8%  35.7%  33.7%  32.2%  35.8% 
Washington  33.0%  34.3%  34.1%  35.7%  37.0% 
West Virginia  24.9%  21.9%  22.9%  22.4%  24.1% 
Wisconsin  36.5%  34.9%  33.2%  33.9%  34.9% 
Wyoming  33.7%  35.7%  33.2%  34.4%  37.7% 

“National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP): State Reading Assessment.” Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011.

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