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2015 National Assessment Educational Progress (NAEP)

GRADE 8 READING Proficiency Percentages
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Basic
Basic Proficient Advanced
Male State (NJ) 23% 40% 32% 5%
Nation 28% 42% 27% 2%
Female State (NJ) 17% 39% 38% 6%
Nation 20% 41% 35% 5%
White State (NJ) 12% 39% 42% 6%
Nation 15% 41% 39% 5%
Black State (NJ) 36% 44% 19% 1%
Nation 42% 43% 15% 1%
Hispanic State (NJ) 33% 45% 20% 1%
Nation 34% 45% 20% 1%
Asian State (NJ) 7% 24% 51% 18%
Nation 13% 33% 44% 10%
American Indian
Alaskan Native
State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 37% 41% 20% 2%
Native Hawaiian
Other Pacific Islanders
State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 34% 42% 22% 2%
Two or More Races State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 21% 41% 33% 5%
Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 37% 44% 18% 1%
Nation 36% 44% 19% 1%
Not Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 12% 37% 43% 8%
Nation 13% 40% 41% 6%
Students with Disabilities State (NJ) 48% 37% 14% 1%
Nation 63% 29% 8% #
Limited English Proficient State (NJ) ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡
Nation 71% 25% 4% #
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.

 
NAEP Grade 8 Reading 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: 87%
Limited English proficient participation rate for the nation’s public schools: 90%