NAEP 2011 Reading Results: 4th Grade

In 2007, Iowa’s average scale score was 225.  Only four states had scores that were significantly higher and twenty-one states had scores that were not significantly different than Iowa’s scores.

In 2009, Iowa’s average scale score was significantly lower than the 2007 score at 221.  Twelve states had scores that were significantly higher and twenty states had scores that were not significantly different than Iowa’s scores.

In 2011, Iowa’s average scale score is 221 and sixteen states have scores that are significantly higher:

  • Massachusetts (237),
  • Maryland (231),
  • New Jersey (231),
  • New Hampshire (230),
  • Connecticut (227),
  • Pennsylvania (227),
  • Vermont (227),
  • North Dakota (226),
  • Virginia (226),
  • Delaware (225),
  • Florida (225),
  • Kentucky (225),
  • Montana (225),
  • Kansas (224),
  • Ohio (224), and
  • Wyoming (224).

Eighteen states have scores that are not significantly different from Iowa’s:  Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Minnesota, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.

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