NAEP 2013 Mathematics Results: 8th Grade

In 2009, Iowa’s average scale score was 284.  Fourteen states had scores that were significantly higher and sixteen states had scores that were not significantly different than Iowa’s score.

In 2011, Iowa’s average scale score was 285. Seventeen states had scores that were significantly higher and thirteen states had scores that were not significantly different than Iowa’s score.

In 2013, Iowa has an average scale score of 285 and sixteen states have scores that are significantly higher:

  • Massachusetts (301)
  • New Hampshire (296)
  • New Jersey (296)
  • Minnesota (295)
  • Vermont (295)
  • North Dakota (291)
  • Colorado (290)
  • Kansas (290)
  • Ohio (290)
  • Pennsylvania (290)
  • Washington (290)
  • Maine (289)
  • Montana (289)
  • Wisconsin (289)
  • Texas (288), and
  • Wyoming (288)

Thirteen states have scores that are not significantly different from Iowa’s: Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, and Virginia.

NAEP at or above proficiency: 36%

NAEP at or above basic: 76%

Iowa proficiency: 75.6% for the 2010-2012 biennium (reported on page 142 of the 2012 Annual Condition of Education Report).

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