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2013 National Assessment Educational Progress (NAEP)

GRADE 8 READING Proficiency Percentages
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Basic
Basic Proficient Advanced
Male State (NJ) 18% 41% 36% 4%
Nation 26% 43% 28% 3%
Female State (NJ) 11% 37% 43% 9%
Nation 18% 40% 36% 6%
White State (NJ) 9% 36% 47% 8%
Nation 14% 40% 40% 6%
Black State (NJ) 29% 46% 24% 2%
Nation 39% 44% 16% 1%
Hispanic State (NJ) 23% 47% 29% 2%
Nation 32% 46% 20% 1%
Asian State (NJ) 5% 29% 48% 17%
Nation 13% 33% 43% 11%
American Indian
Alaskan Native
State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 38% 44% 18% 1%
Native Hawaiian
Other Pacific Islanders
State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 30% 42% 25% 2%
Two or More Races State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 19% 40% 34% 6%
Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 26% 47% 25% 2%
Nation 34% 46% 19% 1%
Not Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 8% 35% 47% 9%
Nation 13% 39% 42% 6%
Students with Disabilities State (NJ) 43% 42% 14% 1%
Nation 60% 31% 8% 1%
Limited English Proficient State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 70% 27% 3% #
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.

 
NAEP Grade 8 Reading Participation Rates

NAEP 2013 Participation Rates for students with disabilities and limited English proficient students.
Students with disabilities participation rate for New Jersey: 86%
Limited English proficient participation rate for New Jersey: ‡
Students with disabilities participation rate for the nation’s public schools: 84%
Limited English proficient participation rate for the nation’s public schools: 90%