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2013 National Assessments
4th Grade math and reading scores


Maine fourth and eighth grade students scored above the national average in the latest National Assessment of Education Progress tests on math and reading, according to results released on Thursday.

The tests, administered to a representative sample of Maine students every other year, are the only exams that allows comparison of student performance across states.

Below is the percentage of students in each category of proficiency: Advanced, Proficient, Basic, or Below Basic.

In nationwide results:
• In fourth-grade math, 8 percent were advanced, 41 percent were at or above proficient, 82 percent were at or above basic, and 18 percent were below basic.
• In fourth-grade reading, 8 percent were advanced, 34 percent were at or above proficient, 67 percent were at or above basic, and 33 percent were below basic.

Maine 8th graders reading and math scores


SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Assessment of Educational Progress

State Math
% below Basic
Math
% at or above Basic
Math
% at or above Proficient
Math
% at Advanced
Reading
% below Basic
Reading
% at or above Basic
Reading
% at or above Proficient
Reading
% at Advanced
Alabama 25 75 30 3 35 65 31 6
Alaska 23 77 37 6 42 58 27 6
Arizona 18 82 40 7 40 60 28 5
Arkansas 17 83 39 5 34 66 32 7
California 26 74 33 5 42 58 27 6
Colorado 13 87 50 11 26 74 41 10
Connecticut 17 83 45 9 24 76 43 12
Delaware 14 86 42 7 27 73 38 9
District of Columbia 34 66 28 6 50 50 23 7
DoDEA 11 89 45 6 18 82 43 8
Florida 16 84 41 6 25 75 39 9
Georgia 19 81 39 7 33 67 34 9
Hawaii 17 83 46 9 38 62 30 7
Idaho 17 83 40 6 32 68 33 7
Illinois 21 79 39 8 36 64 34 8
Indiana 10 90 52 10 27 73 38 8
Iowa 13 87 48 9 28 72 38 9
Kansas 11 89 48 8 29 71 38 8
Kentucky 16 84 41 6 29 71 36 9
Louisiana 25 75 26 3 44 56 23 4
Maine 12 88 47 9 29 71 37 9
Maryland 18 82 47 13 23 77 45 14
Massachusetts 10 90 58 16 21 79 47 14
Michigan 23 77 37 7 36 64 31 6
Minnesota 10 90 59 16 26 74 41 10
Mississippi 26 74 26 2 47 53 21 3
Missouri 17 83 39 5 30 70 35 7
Montana 14 86 45 7 30 70 35 7
National 18 82 41 8 33 67 34 8
Nebraska 16 84 45 8 29 71 37 8
Nevada 20 80 34 4 39 61 27 5
New Hampshire 7 93 59 12 20 80 45 11
New Jersey 13 87 49 10 25 75 42 12
New Mexico 26 74 31 4 48 52 21 4
New York 18 82 40 7 30 70 37 9
North Carolina 13 87 45 8 31 69 35 8
North Dakota 11 89 48 7 27 73 34 6
Ohio 14 86 48 10 29 71 37 9
Oklahoma 17 83 36 5 35 65 30 5
Oregon 19 81 40 8 34 66 33 9
Pennsylvania 15 85 44 8 27 73 40 10
Rhode Island 17 83 42 7 30 70 38 9
South Carolina 21 79 35 5 40 60 28 6
South Dakota 16 84 40 5 34 66 32 6
Tennessee 20 80 40 7 33 67 34 8
Texas 16 84 41 7 37 63 28 6
Utah 17 83 44 8 29 71 37 8
Vermont 13 87 52 11 25 75 42 12
Virginia 12 88 47 9 26 74 43 12
Washington 14 86 48 10 28 72 40 10
West Virginia 19 81 35 4 38 62 27 5
Wisconsin 15 85 47 9 32 68 35 8
Wyoming 10 90 48 7 25 75 37 7
Portland Press Herald

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