Public School math & reading assessments hold steady

Nov 8, 2013

INTRO ā€“ Results of math and reading assessment testing in 2013 show North Carolina students at-or-just-above the national average. George Olsen has more.

A press release from the Department of Public Instruction says 4th and 8th grade test results in math and reading in 2013 held steady in a National Assessment of Educational Progress assessment. Fourth graders test scores in reading were at 222, just above the national average of 221 while their average math score was 245, above the national average of 241.The state eighth-graders average score in reading was 265, just below the national average of 266 while their math score average of 286 was above the national average of 284. The every-other-year assessment is made using public school scores only. Iā€™m George Olsen.