Percentage at or above Basic and Proficient Decreased
Trend in twelfth-grade NAEP reading achievement-level results
* Significantly different from 2005.
NOTE: View complete data with standard errors for grade 12.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), various years, 1992–2005 Reading Assessments.
View more information about reading achievement levels on the NAEP website. Read the specific definitions of the Basic, Proficient, and Advanced achievement levels for grade 12.
Assessment of Educational Progress,
National Assessment Governing Board
for Education Statistics,
Institute of Education Sciences
U.S. Department of