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    Here’s how CMS proficiency rates have changed since the district was first included in the NAEP urban report in 2003. There were not enough Asian students in the eighth-grade reading sample to report results.

    Grade 8 math
    20132003Change
    All40 percent32 percent8 points
    White68 percent55 percent13 points
    Black20 percent11 percent9 points
    Hispanic29 percent18 percent11 points
    Asian61 percent43 percent18 points
    Low-income23 percent10 percent13 points

    Grade 8 reading
    20132003Change
    All36 percent30 percent6 points
    White59 percent49 percent10 points
    Black21 percent14 percent7 points
    Hispanic27 percent14 percent13 points
    Asian***
    Low-income21 percent13 percent8 points



Here’s how CMS proficiency rates have changed since the district was first included in the NAEP urban report in 2003. There were not enough Asian students in the eighth-grade reading sample to report results.

Grade 8 math
2013 2003 Change
All40 percent32 percent8 points
White68 percent55 percent13 points
Black20 percent11 percent9 points
Hispanic29 percent18 percent11 points
Asian61 percent43 percent18 points
Low-income23 percent10 percent13 points
Grade 8 reading
2013 2003 Change
All36 percent30 percent6 points
White59 percent49 percent10 points
Black21 percent14 percent7 points
Hispanic27 percent14 percent13 points
Asian***
Low-income21 percent13 percent8 points

Source: National Assessment of Educational Progress

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