Table 8-2
Students reaching proficiency in fourth grade mathematics, by state: 2000, 2005, and 2007
(Percent)
 
State 2000 2005 2007
 
United States 22 * 35 * 39
Alabama 13 * 21 * 26
Alaska NA 34 38
Arizona 16 * 28 31
Arkansas 14 * 34 37
California 13 * 28 30
Colorado NA 39 41
Connecticut 31 * 43 45
Delaware NA 36 * 40
District of Columbia 5 * 10 * 14
Florida NA 37 * 37
Georgia 17 * 30 32
Hawaii 14 * 27 * 33
Idaho 20 * 41 40
Illinois 20 * 32 * 36
Indiana 30 * 38 * 46
Iowa 26 * 37 * 43
Kansas 29 * 47 51
Kentucky 17 * 26 * 31
Louisiana 14 * 24 24
Maine 23 * 39 42
Maryland 21 * 38 40
Massachusetts 31 * 49 * 58
Michigan 28 * 37 37
Minnesota 33 * 47 51
Mississippi 9 * 19 21
Missouri 23 * 31 * 38
Montana 24 * 38 * 44
Nebraska 24 * 36 38
Nevada 16 * 26 * 30
New Hampshire NA 47 * 52
New Jersey NA 46 * 52
New Mexico 12 * 19 * 24
New York 21 * 36 * 43
North Carolina 25 * 40 41
North Dakota 25 * 40 * 46
Ohio 25 * 43 46
Oklahoma 16 * 29 33
Oregon 23 * 37 35
Pennsylvania NA 41 * 47
Rhode Island 22 * 31 * 34
South Carolina 18 * 36 36
South Dakota NA 40 41
Tennessee 18 * 28 29
Texas 25 * 40 40
Utah 23 * 37 39
Vermont 29 * 44 * 49
Virginia 24 * 40 42
Washington NA 42 44
West Virginia 17 * 25 * 33
Wisconsin NA 40 * 47
Wyoming 25 * 42 44
       
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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