Chapter 8: State Indicators

Elementary and Secondary Education

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Table 8-3

Fourth grade science performance, by state: 2000

(Score)

 
State 2000a 2000
 
National average 148 147
Alabama 143 143
Alaska NA NA
Arizona 141 140
Arkansas 144 145
California 131 129
Colorado NA NA
Connecticut 156 156
Delaware NA NA
District of Columbia NA NA
Florida NA NA
Georgia 143 142
Hawaii 136 136
Idaho 153 152
Illinois 151 150
Indiana 155 154
Iowa 160 159
Kansas NA NA
Kentucky 152 152
Louisiana 139 139
Maine 161 161
Maryland 146 145
Massachusetts 162 161
Michigan 154 152
Minnesota 157 157
Mississippi 133 133
Missouri 156 157
Montana 160 160
Nebraska 150 150
Nevada 142 142
New Hampshire NA NA
New Jersey NA NA
New Mexico 138 140
New York 149 148
North Carolina 148 147
North Dakota 160 160
Ohio 154 155
Oklahoma 152 151
Oregon 150 148
Pennsylvania NA NA
Rhode Island 148 148
South Carolina 141 140
South Dakota NA NA
Tennessee 147 145
Texas 147 145
Utah 155 154
Vermont 159 160
Virginia 156 155
Washington NA NA
West Virginia 150 149
Wisconsin NA NA
Wyoming 158 156
 

NA = not available (did not meet minimum participation guidelines)

aAccommodations not permitted.

NOTES: National average is reported value in National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) report. NAEP grade 4 science scores are for public schools only. California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Ohio, Oregon, and Vermont met minimum participation guidelines but did not meet one or more guidelines for school participation.

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

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