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ERIC Number: ED517643
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-May
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
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The Nation's Report Card Reading 2009 Trial Urban District Snapshot Report. Houston Independent School District. Grade 8, Public Schools
National Center for Education Statistics
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 Houston Independent School District's student achievement in reading. In 2009, the average score of eighth-grade students in Houston was 252. This was not significantly different from the average score of 252 for public school students in large cities. The average score for students in Houston in 2009 (252) was not significantly different from their average score in 2007 (252) and was not significantly different from their average score in 2002 (248). In 2009, the score gap between students in Houston at the 75th percentile and students at the 25th percentile was 42 points. This performance gap was not significantly different from that of 2002 (47 points). The percentage of students in Houston who performed at or above the NAEP "Proficient" level was 18 percent in 2009. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2007 (18 percent) and was not significantly different from that in 2002 (17 percent). The percentage of students in Houston who performed at or above the NAEP "Basic" level was 64 percent in 2009. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2007 (63 percent) and was not significantly different from that in 2002 (59 percent). [For the main report, "The Nation's Report Card[TM]: Trial Urban District Assessment--Reading 2009. NCES 2010-459", see ED509806.]
National Center for Education Statistics. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Web site: http://nces.ed.gov/
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 8; Middle Schools
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED)
Identifiers - Location: Texas
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress
IES Funded: Yes