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District participation rates in reading

The student-weighted school participation rates are calculated based on the estimated number of students represented by the selected schools that participated in the assessment. Learn more about the sampling design.

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Eighth-grade public school and student participation rates for Trial Urban District Assessment in reading, by urban district: 2007
  School participation Student participation
District Student-
Number of
Number of
Atlanta 100 20 90 900
Austin 100 20 92 1,500
Boston 100 30 91 1,200
Charlotte 100 30 90 1,400
Chicago 100 100 94 1,800
Cleveland 100 80 89 1,100
District of Columbia 100 50 88 1,800
Houston 100 50 91 2,000
Los Angeles 100 70 90 2,100
New York City  100 80 87 2,000
San Diego 100 30 93 1,400
NOTE: The numbers of schools are rounded to the nearest ten, and the numbers of students are rounded to the nearest hundred. Substitutions of reserve schools for initially sampled schools were not needed in 2007 because school participation rates were high.
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 Reading Assessment.

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