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Maternal & Child Health Data

Fourth-Grade Reading Proficiency, 2019

Definition: Fourth-grade reading proficiency gives the percentage of fourth-grade public school students in the United States who scored at or above proficiency level in reading in 2019. Public schools include charter schools and exclude Bureau of Indian Education schools and Department of Defense Education Activity schools.

Source: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics. (2019). National Assessment of Educational Progress, 2019 reading assessments.