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2015 National Assessment Educational Progress (NAEP)

GRADE 8 MATHEMATICS Proficiency Percentages
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Basic
Basic Proficient Advanced
Male State (NJ) 22% 32% 30% 17%
Nation 29% 37% 25% 9%
Female State (NJ) 21% 33% 30% 16%
Nation 28% 39% 25% 8%
White State (NJ) 13% 32% 38% 18%
Nation 18% 39% 32% 11%
Black State (NJ) 40% 40% 16% 4%
Nation 52% 35% 11% 2%
Hispanic State (NJ) 38% 38% 20% 4%
Nation 40% 41% 17% 3%
Asian State (NJ) 3% 13% 32% 51%
Nation 12% 27% 35% 26%
American Indian
Alaskan Native
State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 43% 37% 17% 3%
Native Hawaiian
Other Pacific Islanders
State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 37% 35% 23% 6%
Two or More Races State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 26% 38% 26% 9%
Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 40% 39% 18% 3%
Nation 42% 40% 16% 2%
Not Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 13% 29% 35% 23%
Nation 16% 37% 34% 13%
Students with Disabilities State (NJ) 56% 28% 14% 2%
Nation 68% 24% 7% 1%
Limited English Proficient State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 69% 26% 5% 1%
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.

 
NAEP Grade 8 Mathematics Participation Rates

NAEP 2015 Participation Rates for students with disabilities and limited English proficient students.
Students with disabilities participation rate for New Jersey: 94%
Limited English proficient participation rate for New Jersey: ‡
Students with disabilities participation rate for the nation’s public schools: 90%
Limited English proficient participation rate for the nation’s public schools: 93%