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2015 National Assessment Educational Progress (NAEP)

GRADE 8 SCIENCE Proficiency Percentages
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Basic
Basic Proficient Advanced
Male State (NJ) 24% 36% 40% 1%
Nation 24% 37% 38% 1%
Female State (NJ) 24% 38% 38% 1%
Nation 24% 39% 37% 1%
White State (NJ) 10% 37% 53% 1%
Nation 12% 35% 50% 1%
Black State (NJ) 47% 39% 14%
Nation 46% 39% 15%
Hispanic State (NJ) 39% 41% 21%
Nation 38% 41% 20%
Asian/Pacific Islander State (NJ) 9% 32% 59% 5%
Nation 13% 27% 52% 3%
American Indian
Alaskan Native
State (NJ)
Nation 38% 41% 20%
Two or More Races State (NJ)
Nation 19% 39% 40% 1%
Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 41% 41% 18%
Nation 37% 41% 22%
Not Eligible for
School Lunch Program
State (NJ) 20% 36% 41% 3%
Nation 17% 34% 46% 3%
Students with Disabilities State (NJ) 59% 27% 13%
Nation 66% 23% 11%
Limited English Proficient State (NJ)
Nation 81% 15% 4%
# Rounds to zero.
á Reporting standards not met.

 
NAEP Grade 8 Science Participation Rates

NAEP 2015 Participation Rates for students with disabilities and limited English proficient students.
Students with disabilities participation rate for New Jersey: 93%
Limited English proficient participation rate for New Jersey: sample size too small to estimate
Students with disabilities participation rate for the nationís public schools: 90%
Limited English proficient participation rate for the nationís public schools: 92%