Laurel School District

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

The NAEP exam is a nationwide assessment given to students in grades 4 and 8 that measures academic performance across the nation. This data represents how students in Mississippi performed on the NAEP exams.

NAEP Overview

Percentage of students at each achievement level on the NAEP for mathematics and reading for grade 4 and 8.

Below Basic
Basic
Proficient
Advanced

Math 4th Grade

Math 8th Grade

Reading 4th Grade

Reading 8th Grade

NAEP by Subgroup

Percent of students performing at or above proficient.

Small groups are not displayed to protect student privacy. See User Guide for more information.

Below Basic
Basic
Proficient
Advanced

Math

Female 4th grade

Female 8th grade

Male 4th grade

Male 8th grade

Black or African American 4th grade

Black or African American 8th grade

White 4th grade

White 8th grade

Hispanic or Latino 4th grade

Hispanic or Latino 8th grade

Two or More Races 4th grade

Students with Disabilities 4th grade

Students with Disabilities 8th grade

Economically Disadvantaged 4th grade

Economically Disadvantaged 8th grade

Non Economically Disadvantaged 4th grade

Non Economically Disadvantaged 8th grade

Students without Disabilities 4th grade

Students without Disabilities 8th grade

English Learners 4th grade

Non English Learners 4th grade

Non English Learners 8th grade

Reading

Female 4th grade

Female 8th grade

Male 4th grade

Male 8th grade

Black or African American 4th grade

Black or African American 8th grade

White 4th grade

White 8th grade

Hispanic or Latino 4th grade

Hispanic or Latino 8th grade

Students with Disabilities 4th grade

Students with Disabilities 8th grade

Economically Disadvantaged 4th grade

Economically Disadvantaged 8th grade

Non Economically Disadvantaged 4th grade

Non Economically Disadvantaged 8th grade

Students without Disabilities 4th grade

Students without Disabilities 8th grade

English Learners 4th grade

Non English Learners 4th grade

Non English Learners 8th grade

National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)

4th Grade Math and Reading

Overall

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 16.0%
  • Math Below Basic 45.0%
  • Math Proficient 33.0%
  • Math Advanced 6.0%
  • Reading Basic 35.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 33.0%
  • Reading Proficient 26.0%
  • Reading Advanced 6.0%

Female

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 16.0%
  • Math Below Basic 47.0%
  • Math Proficient 33.0%
  • Math Advanced 4.0%
  • Reading Basic 30.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 36.0%
  • Reading Proficient 27.0%
  • Reading Advanced 7.0%

Male

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 16.0%
  • Math Below Basic 43.0%
  • Math Proficient 34.0%
  • Math Advanced 7.0%
  • Reading Basic 39.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 32.0%
  • Reading Proficient 24.0%
  • Reading Advanced 5.0%

Black or African American

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 25.0%
  • Math Below Basic 53.0%
  • Math Proficient 21.0%
  • Math Advanced 1.0%
  • Reading Basic 47.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 34.0%
  • Reading Proficient 17.0%
  • Reading Advanced 2.0%

White

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 7.0%
  • Math Below Basic 38.0%
  • Math Proficient 46.0%
  • Math Advanced 9.0%
  • Reading Basic 23.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 34.0%
  • Reading Proficient 33.0%
  • Reading Advanced 10.0%

Hispanic or Latino

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 10.0%
  • Math Below Basic 48.0%
  • Math Proficient 36.0%
  • Math Advanced 6.0%
  • Reading Basic 34.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 32.0%
  • Reading Proficient 26.0%
  • Reading Advanced 8.0%

Two or More Races

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 11.0%
  • Math Below Basic 40.0%
  • Math Proficient 37.0%
  • Math Advanced 12.0%
  • Reading Basic
  • Reading Below Basic
  • Reading Proficient
  • Reading Advanced

Students with Disabilities

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 42.0%
  • Math Below Basic 41.0%
  • Math Proficient 16.0%
  • Math Advanced 1.0%
  • Reading Basic 65.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 20.0%
  • Reading Proficient 12.0%
  • Reading Advanced 3.0%

Economically Disadvantaged

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 19.0%
  • Math Below Basic 50.0%
  • Math Proficient 27.0%
  • Math Advanced 4.0%
  • Reading Basic 40.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 34.0%
  • Reading Proficient 22.0%
  • Reading Advanced 4.0%

Non Economically Disadvantaged

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 4.0%
  • Math Below Basic 29.0%
  • Math Proficient 53.0%
  • Math Advanced 14.0%
  • Reading Basic 15.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 31.0%
  • Reading Proficient 40.0%
  • Reading Advanced 14.0%

Students without Disabilities

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 12.0%
  • Math Below Basic 46.0%
  • Math Proficient 36.0%
  • Math Advanced 6.0%
  • Reading Basic 30.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 36.0%
  • Reading Proficient 27.0%
  • Reading Advanced 7.0%

Non English Learners

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 16.0%
  • Math Below Basic 45.0%
  • Math Proficient 33.0%
  • Math Advanced 6.0%
  • Reading Basic 34.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 34.0%
  • Reading Proficient 26.0%
  • Reading Advanced 6.0%

English Learners

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 14.0%
  • Math Below Basic 49.0%
  • Math Proficient 31.0%
  • Math Advanced 6.0%
  • Reading Basic 51.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 30.0%
  • Reading Proficient 16.0%
  • Reading Advanced 3.0%

8th Grade Math and Reading

All

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 38.0%
  • Math Below Basic 38.0%
  • Math Proficient 19.0%
  • Math Advanced 5.0%
  • Reading Basic 33.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 42.0%
  • Reading Proficient 23.0%
  • Reading Advanced 2.0%

Female

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 37.0%
  • Math Below Basic 38.0%
  • Math Proficient 20.0%
  • Math Advanced 5.0%
  • Reading Basic 28.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 43.0%
  • Reading Proficient 26.0%
  • Reading Advanced 3.0%

Male

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 39.0%
  • Math Below Basic 37.0%
  • Math Proficient 19.0%
  • Math Advanced 5.0%
  • Reading Basic 38.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 41.0%
  • Reading Proficient 20.0%
  • Reading Advanced 1.0%

Black or African American

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 55.0%
  • Math Below Basic 35.0%
  • Math Proficient 9.0%
  • Math Advanced 1.0%
  • Reading Basic 45.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 43.0%
  • Reading Proficient 12.0%
  • Reading Advanced

White

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 21.0%
  • Math Below Basic 41.0%
  • Math Proficient 30.0%
  • Math Advanced 8.0%
  • Reading Basic 20.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 43.0%
  • Reading Proficient 34.0%
  • Reading Advanced 3.0%

Hispanic or Latino

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 34.0%
  • Math Below Basic 43.0%
  • Math Proficient 18.0%
  • Math Advanced 5.0%
  • Reading Basic 31.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 39.0%
  • Reading Proficient 28.0%
  • Reading Advanced 2.0%

Students with Disabilities

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 77.0%
  • Math Below Basic 17.0%
  • Math Proficient 6.0%
  • Math Advanced
  • Reading Basic 72.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 23.0%
  • Reading Proficient 5.0%
  • Reading Advanced

Economically Disadvantaged

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 45.0%
  • Math Below Basic 38.0%
  • Math Proficient 15.0%
  • Math Advanced 2.0%
  • Reading Basic 39.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 42.0%
  • Reading Proficient 18.0%
  • Reading Advanced 1.0%

Non Economically Disadvantaged

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 17.0%
  • Math Below Basic 37.0%
  • Math Proficient 33.0%
  • Math Advanced 13.0%
  • Reading Basic 14.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 41.0%
  • Reading Proficient 40.0%
  • Reading Advanced 5.0%

Students without Disabilities

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 33.0%
  • Math Below Basic 40.0%
  • Math Proficient 21.0%
  • Math Advanced 6.0%
  • Reading Basic 28.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 44.0%
  • Reading Proficient 26.0%
  • Reading Advanced 2.0%

Non English Learners

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 38.0%
  • Math Below Basic 38.0%
  • Math Proficient 19.0%
  • Math Advanced 5.0%
  • Reading Basic 32.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 43.0%
  • Reading Proficient 23.0%
  • Reading Advanced 2.0%

Statewide Participation Rate

Student with Disabilities

  • 4th Grade Math 94 %
  • 4th Grade Reading 95 %
  • 8th Grade Math 92 %
  • 8th Grade Reading 92 %

English Language Learners

  • 4th Grade Math 95 %
  • 4th Grade Reading 98 %
  • 8th Grade Math
  • 8th Grade Reading

National Average 4th Grade

2022 - 2023

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 25.0%
  • Math Below Basic 39.0%
  • Math Proficient 29.0%
  • Math Advanced 8.0%
  • Reading Basic 37.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 29.0%
  • Reading Proficient 24.0%
  • Reading Advanced 9.0%

2019 - 2020

4th Grade
  • Math Basic 19.0%
  • Math Below Basic 40.0%
  • Math Proficient 32.0%
  • Math Advanced 9.0%
  • Reading Basic 34.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 31.0%
  • Reading Proficient 26.0%
  • Reading Advanced 9.0%

National Average 8th Grade

2022 - 2023

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 38.0%
  • Math Below Basic 35.0%
  • Math Proficient 20.0%
  • Math Advanced 7.0%
  • Reading Basic 30.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 39.0%
  • Reading Proficient 27.0%
  • Reading Advanced 4.0%

2019 - 2020

8th Grade
  • Math Basic 31.0%
  • Math Below Basic 35.0%
  • Math Proficient 24.0%
  • Math Advanced 10.0%
  • Reading Basic 27.0%
  • Reading Below Basic 39.0%
  • Reading Proficient 29.0%
  • Reading Advanced 4.0%

Mississippi Department of Education

PO Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3513

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Last updated 02/16/2024