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2015 National Assessment Educational Progress (NAEP)

GRADE 4 READING Proficiency Percentages
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Basic
Basic Proficient Advanced
Male State (NJ) 28% 33% 29% 11%
Nation 34% 32% 26% 8%
Female State (NJ) 21% 33% 33% 13%
Nation 28% 33% 29% 10%
White State (NJ) 15% 31% 39% 16%
Nation 21% 33% 34% 12%
Black State (NJ) 42% 36% 19% 3%
Nation 48% 33% 16% 2%
Hispanic State (NJ) 36% 37% 23% 4%
Nation 45% 33% 18% 3%
Asian State (NJ) 10% 24% 37% 30%
Nation 16% 27% 35% 21%
American Indian
Alaskan Native
State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 48% 30% 17% 4%
Native Hawaiian
Other Pacific Islanders
State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 40% 32% 22% 6%
Two or More Races State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 27% 33% 29% 11%
Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 40% 39% 19 3%
Nation 44% 34% 18% 3%
Not Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 14% 29% 40% 17%
Nation 17% 31% 37% 15%
Students with Disabilities State (NJ) 53% 28% 16% 3%
Nation 67% 21% 10% 2%
Limited English Proficient State (NJ)
Nation 68% 24% 7% 1%

‡ Reporting standards not met.

 
NAEP Grade 4 Reading Participation Rates

NAEP 2015 Participation Rates for students with disabilities and limited English proficient students.
Students with disabilities participation rate for New Jersey: 87%
Limited English proficient participation rate for New Jersey: 79%
Students with disabilities participation rate for the nation’s public schools: 87%
Limited English proficient participation rate for the nation’s public schools: 93%