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2015 National Assessment Educational Progress (NAEP)

GRADE 4 SCIENCE Proficiency Percentages
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Basic
Basic Proficient Advanced
Male State (NJ) 31% 34% 35% 2%
Nation 29% 32% 34% 2%
Female State (NJ) 33% 38% 31% 1%
Nation 30% 35% 30% 1%
White State (NJ) 18% 39% 41% 2%
Nation 18% 35% 44% 3%
Black State (NJ) 54% 32% 14%
Nation 59% 29% 11%
Hispanic State (NJ) 49% 34% 17%
Nation 48% 34% 18%
Asian/Pacific Islander State (NJ) 12% 29% 55% 4%
Nation 19% 32% 45% 5%
American Indian
Alaskan Native
State (NJ)
Nation 48% 36% 16%
Two or More Races State (NJ)
Nation 26% 35% 35% 3%
Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 48% 35% 16%
Nation 48% 33% 18%
Not Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 11% 34% 53% 2%
Nation 10% 35% 53% 2%
Students with Disabilities State (NJ) 45% 35% 20%
Nation 47% 35% 18%
Limited English Proficient State (NJ)
Nation 59% 32% 9%
# Rounds to zero.
á Reporting standards not met.

 
NAEP Grade 4 Science Participation Rates

NAEP 2015 Participation Rates for students with disabilities and limited English proficient students.
Students with disabilities participation rate for New Jersey: 91%
Limited English proficient participation rate for New Jersey: 83%
Students with disabilities participation rate for the nationís public schools: 91%
Limited English proficient participation rate for the nationís public schools: 96%