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Fourth graders who scored below proficient reading level by school income in the United States

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Fourth graders who scored below proficient reading level by school income

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Definitions: Fourth grade public school students who scored below the proficient level in reading, as measured and defined by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), by school income.

For a more detailed description of achievement levels see: http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/Reading/achieveall.asp. Public schools include charter schools and exclude Bureau of Indian Education schools and Department of Defense Education Activity schools. Schools that receive Title I funding include those with high rates of low-income children who receive funds to support school-wide programs. Schools that do not receive Title I funding include those that do not receive funding for either school-wide programs or to target help for individual students.

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).  Available online at http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/

Footnotes: Updated November 2019.
S – NAEP reporting standards not met.
N.A. – Data not available.
A 90 percent confidence interval file may be found at Fourth graders who scored below proficient reading level by school income.