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8th Grade Reading Proficiency

Performance by 8th 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 8th graders.

Why does this matter?

Eighth grade reading test scores are strong predictors of success on the ACT and future college enrollment.

North Carolina Ranking
24 / 51

* Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

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8th Grade Reading Proficiency

US 8th Grade Reading Proficiency Scores