Skip navigation

The Nation's Report Card

TUDA Mathematics Overall Results District Comparisons District Comparisons Percentile Rankings Results by Demographic Groups Sample Questions Classroom Context About the Assessment Information For... Media Parents Educators Researchers Policymakers Resources About the Nation's Report Card Data Tools FAQ Contacts

District percentile rankings varied by demographic groups.

The figure below shows how groups of students within each participating urban district compared with the NAEP national public school percentiles. The average score for the group was used to determine its percentile rank compared with public schools nationally. The scores for the nation and large central cities are also plotted. For example, the average score for fourth-grade Hispanic students in Boston was at the 36th percentile. This means that they performed as well as or better than 36 percent of students nationwide, including their Hispanic counterparts in large central cities whose average score was at the 29th percentile.

 Grade 4
Grade 8

National percentile rankings for urban districts based on average scores for eighth-grade public school students in NAEP mathematics, by lower-income status and selected race/ethnicity categories: 2007

National percentile rankings for urban districts based on average scores in NAEP eighth-grade mathematics, by lower-income status and race/ethnicity: 2007

1 Sample size was insufficient to permit a reliable estimate for White and Hispanic students in Atlanta at grade 8, and White students in the District of Columbia at grade 8.
NOTE: Groups not shown are included in overall. In NAEP, students from lower-income families are those identified as eligible for the National School Lunch Program. Black includes African American, and Hispanic includes Latino. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. The 50th percentile represents the middle score in the distribution of scores for public school students nationally. The average score for these students, however, fell below that point at the 47th percentile at grade 4 and the 49th percentile at grade 8 because there was a greater concentration of scores toward the lower end of the scale compared to the higher end. View complete data.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 Trial Urban District Mathematics Assessment.

View TUDA SnapshotView TUDA Snapshot:

Download TUDA Mathematics Report Card Download TUDA Mathematics Report Card