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ERIC Number: ED544969
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-
The Nation's Report Card Mathematics 2013 State Snapshot Report. New Mexico. Grade 8, Public Schools
National Center for Education Statistics
Results from the 2013 NAEP assessments show fourth-and eighth-graders making progress in mathematics and reading. Nationally representative samples of more than 376,000 fourth-graders and 341,000 eighth-graders were assessed in either mathematics or reading in 2013. Results are reported for public and private school students in the nation, and for public school students in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Department of Defense schools. This snapshot report covers the overall results, achievement level percentages and average score results, comparison of the average scores in 2013 to other states/jurisdictions, average scores for state/jurisdiction and nation (public), results for student groups in 2013, and score gaps for student groups. In 2013, the average score of eighth-grade students in New Mexico was 273. This was lower than the average score of 284 for public school students in the nation. The average score for students in New Mexico in 2013 (273) was not significantly different from their average score in 2011 (274) and was higher than their average score in 1990 (256). The score gap between higher performing students in New Mexico (those at the 75th percentile) and lower performing students (those at the 25th percentile) was 46 points in 2013. This performance gap was not significantly different from that in 1990 (45 points). The percentage of students in New Mexico who performed at or above the NAEP "Proficient" level was 23 percent in 2013. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2011 (24 percent) and was greater than that in 1990 (10 percent). The percentage of students in New Mexico who performed at or above the NAEP "Basic" level was 63 percent in 2013. This percentage was not significantly different from that in 2011 (64 percent) and was greater than that in 1990 (43 percent). [For the main report, "The Nation's Report Card: A First Look--2013 Mathematics and Reading. National Assessment of Educational Progress at Grades 4 and 8. NCES 2014-451," see ED544347.]
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: Grade 8; Elementary Education; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED)
Identifiers - Location: New Mexico
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress
IES Funded: Yes