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Fourth-grade writing achievement levels in the United States

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Fourth-grade writing achievement levels

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Definitions: Fourth grade public school students’ writing achievement levels, as measured and defined by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

For a more detailed description of achievement levels see: Public schools include charter schools and exclude Bureau of Indian Education schools and Department of Defense Education Activity schools.

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Available online at

Footnotes: Updated April 2010.
S – NAEP reporting standards not met.
N.A. – Data not available.