National Assessment of Educational Progress Nation's Report Card


NAEP: 2011 Reading and Mathematics
National Assessment of Educational Progress
Nation's Report Card
 
 
In October 2011, the National Center for Education Statistics released the report of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results for Reading and Mathematics in grades 4 and 8. A summary of the percentage of students performing at the four achievement levels is provided below.
 
Achievement Levels
1. below basic (not defined, but less than partial mastery)
2. basic (partial mastery of fundamental skills and knowledge)
3. proficient (solid academic performance)
4. advanced (superior performance).
 
 
NAEP 2011 Reading Report Card
Scale Scores and Achievement Level Percentages of Students in Public, Private and Catholic Schools
Grade 4 Reading
Public
Private
Catholic
Scale Scores
220
235
234
Below Basic
34
19
18
Basic
34
33
33
Proficient
25
35
36
Advanced
7
13
14
 
 
 
 
Grade 8 Reading
Public
Private
Catholic
Scale Scores
264
282
283
Below Basic
25
10
9
Basic
43
37
36
Proficient
29
46
47
Advanced
3
8
8
 
 
 
 
NAEP 2011 Mathematics Report Card
Scale Scores and Achievement Level Percentages of Students in Public, Private and Catholic Schools
 
Public
Private
Catholic
Scale Scores
240
247
245
Below Basic
18
11
12
Basic
42
39
43
Proficient
33
41
40
Advanced
6
9
6
 
 
 
 
Grade 8 Mathematics
Public
Private
Catholic
Scale Scores
283
296
295
Below Basic
28
15
15
Basic
39
37
39
Proficient
26
35
34
Advanced
8
13
12
 
 
 

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