In 2015 NAEP scale scores, Kentucky students almost always matched or outscored students of the same race and income levels nationwide. That is:
- All race/income groups with reported results showed Kentucky statistically tied or ahead in fourth and eight grade reading, fourth and eighth grade science, and fourth grade mathematics.
- In eighth grade mathematics, Kentucky had statistical ties with the national results for black students with low incomes, black students without low incomes, and Hispanic students with low incomes.
- The only groups that were behind at all were white students with low family incomes and white students without low family incomes, and then only in eighth grade mathematics.
Results for the other subjects are shown below, with a summary chart at the bottom.
Here's the summary version of the same comparisons.
--Posted by Susan Perkins Weston