Table 8-1
Average fourth grade mathematics performance, by state: 2000, 2005, and 2007
(Score out of 500)
 
State 2000 2005 2007
 
United States 224 * 237 * 239
Alabama 217 * 225 * 229
Alaska NA 236 237
Arizona 219 * 230 232
Arkansas 216 * 236 238
California 213 * 230 230
Colorado NA 239 240
Connecticut 234 * 242 243
Delaware NA 240 * 242
District of Columbia 192 * 211 * 214
Florida NA 239 * 242
Georgia 219 * 234 235
Hawaii 216 * 230 * 234
Idaho 224 * 242 241
Illinois 223 * 233 * 237
Indiana 233 * 240 * 245
Iowa 231 * 240 * 243
Kansas 232 * 246 248
Kentucky 219 * 231 * 235
Louisiana 218 * 230 230
Maine 230 * 241 242
Maryland 222 * 238 240
Massachusetts 233 * 247 * 252
Michigan 229 * 238 238
Minnesota 234 * 246 247
Mississippi 211 * 227 228
Missouri 228 * 235 * 239
Montana 228 * 241 * 244
Nebraska 225 * 238 238
Nevada 220 * 230 232
New Hampshire NA 246 * 249
New Jersey NA 244 * 249
New Mexico 213 * 224 * 228
New York 225 * 238 * 243
North Carolina 230 * 241 242
North Dakota 230 * 243 * 245
Ohio 230 * 242 245
Oklahoma 224 * 234 * 237
Oregon 224 * 238 236
Pennsylvania NA 241 * 244
Rhode Island 224 * 233 236
South Carolina 220 * 238 237
South Dakota NA 242 241
Tennessee 220 * 232 233
Texas 231 * 242 242
Utah 227 * 239 239
Vermont 232 * 244 * 246
Virginia 230 * 240 * 244
Washington NA 242 243
West Virginia 223 * 231 * 236
Wisconsin NA 241 * 244
Wyoming 229 * 243 244
       
Puerto Rico NA NA NA
 

*significantly different (p < .05) from 2007 when only one jurisdiction or the nation is being examined; NA = not available

NOTES: National average for United States is reported value in National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reports. NAEP grade 4 mathematics scores for public schools only.

SOURCE: National Center for Education Statistics, NAEP (various years).

 

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