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National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as The
Nation’s Report Card, is a national measure of student achievement that
is taken by samplings of students in each state and nationwide. Tests in
reading and mathematics are administered every two years and science
tests are administered every four years. NAEP provides a means of
comparing the progress of states in raising student achievement
There are four achievement levels for
this test: below basic, basic, proficient, and advanced. This indicator
refers to the percent of students achieving a proficient level.
Economically disadvantaged is defined as those students eligible for free or discounted school lunch.
Data Source: Virginia Department of Education
S - NAEP reporting standards were not met since the sample size was too small.
Last updated: April 2013
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