- below 30 states, not significantly different from 14 states and above seven states in fourth-grade reading;
- below 35 states, not significantly different from 10 states and above six states in eight-grade reading;
- below 31 states, not significantly different from 12 states, and above eight states in fourth-grade math; and
- below 42 states, not significantly different from five states and above four states in eighth-grade math.
In comparison to regional states, only New Mexico had a lower average score than Oklahoma on all assessments. Texas, Arkansas and Kansas had higher average scores in each assessment in both fourth- and eighth-grades.
Other NAEP testing is optional and can be used for comparing our state to regions with similar demographics, others states and the nation.