Average reading scores were higher in 2009 than in 2007 for all racial/ethnic groups.
Sample sizes were insufficient to permit reliable estimates for American Indian/Alaska Native students in 1992 and 1998.
Read specific descriptions of what eighth-graders should know and be able to do at the Basic, Proficient, and Advanced
reading achievement levels.
Read more information on how to interpret NAEP reading results, including how each student group is defined.