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Each district that participated in the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2009 Trial Urban District Assessment in reading receives a one-page snapshot report that presents key findings and trends in a condensed format. This report presents the results for Austin Independent School District's student achievement in reading. In 2009, the average score of eighth-grade students in Austin was 261. This was higher than the average score of 252 for public school students in large cities. The average score for students in Austin in 2009 (261) was not significantly different from their average score in 2007 (257) and was not significantly different from their average score in 2005 (257). In 2009, the score gap between students in Austin at the 75th percentile and students at the 25th percentile was 47 points. This performance gap was not significantly different from that of 2005 (52 points). The percentage of students in Austin who performed at or above the NAEP "Proficient" level was 30 percent in 2009. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2007 (28 percent) and was not significantly different from that in 2005 (27 percent). The percentage of students in Austin who performed at or above the NAEP "Basic" level was 71 percent in 2009. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2007 (66 percent) and was greater than that in 2005 (65 percent). [For the main report, "The Nation's Report Card[TM]: Trial Urban District Assessment--Reading 2009. NCES 2010-459", see ED509806.]

Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement, Elementary School Students, Ethnic Groups, Gender Differences, Low Income Groups, National Programs, Public Schools, Racial Differences, Reading, Reading Achievement, Reading Tests, School Districts, Scores, Statistical Analysis, Student Evaluation, Time Perspective, Urban Areas, Urban Education, Urban Schools, Grade 8, Middle School Students

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Author: National Center for Education Statistics

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=5025&id=ED517630







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