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8th Grade Math Proficiency

Performance by 8th grade students on the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) math assessment

What does this mean?

The NAEP reading assessment measures the math skills of 8th graders.

Why does this matter?

Success in 8th grade math is a key milestone which indicates whether students are prepared for high school math classes. Research has shown that students who complete more and higher levels of math classes are more likely to graduate from high school and college and have higher earnings in life.

North Carolina Ranking
24 / 51

* Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

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8th Grade Math Proficiency

US 8th Grade Math Proficiency Scores