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4th Grade Reading Proficiency

Performance by 4th grade students on the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) reading assessment

What does this mean?

The NAEP reading assessment measures the reading and comprehension skills of 4th graders.

What does this matter?

Children who reach 4th grade without reading proficiency are less able to keep up with their peers and are more likely to drop out of high school.

North Carolina Ranking
24 / 51

* Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

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4th Grade Reading Proficiency

US 4th Grade Reading Proficiency Scores