NJ Stats: National Assessment of Educational Progress for 2015 (4th Grade)

4th Grade Math Average Rank State Score 4th Grade Reading Average Rank State Score
1 Massachusetts 251 1 Massachusetts 235
2 Minnesota 250 2 New Hampshire 232
3 New Hampshire 249 3 Vermont 230
4 Indiana 248 4 Connecticut 229
5 Wyoming 247 4 New Jersey 229
5 Virginia 247 4 Virginia 229
7 New Jersey 245 7 Wyoming 228
7 North Dakota 245 7 Kentucky 228
7 Washington 245 9 Florida 227
10 Ohio 244 9 Pennsylvania 227
10 North Carolina 244 9 Indiana 227
10 Nebraska 244 9 Nebraska 227
10 Texas 244 13 Washington 226
14 Vermont 243 13 Utah 226
14 Iowa 243 13 North Carolina 226
14 Wisconsin 243 16 North Dakota 225
14 Pennsylvania 243 16 Ohio 225
14 Utah 243 16 Montana 225
14 Florida 243 16 Rhode Island 225
20 Colorado 242 20 Colorado 224
20 Maine 242 20 Delaware 224
20 Kentucky 242 20 Maine 224
23 Kansas 241 20 Iowa 224
23 Montana 241 24 Maryland 223
23 Tennessee 241 24 Minnesota 223
26 Connecticut 240 24 New York 223
26 South Dakota 240 24 Missouri 223
26 Oklahoma 240 24 Wisconsin 223
29 Maryland 239 29 Georgia 222
29 Delaware 239 29 Idaho 222
29 Idaho 239 29 Illinois 222
29 Missouri 239 29 Oklahoma 222
33 Hawaii 238 33 Kansas 221
33 Rhode Island 238 34 Oregon 220
33 Arizona 238 34 South Dakota 220
33 Oregon 238 36 Tennessee 219
37 New York 237 37 Arkansas 218
37 Illinois 237 37 Texas 218
37 South Carolina 237 37 South Carolina 218
40 Georgia 236 40 Alabama 217
40 Michigan 236 41 Michigan 216
40 Alaska 236 41 West Virginia 216
43 Arkansas 235 41 Louisiana 216
43 West Virginia 235 44 Hawaii 215
45 Nevada 234 44 Arizona 215
45 Louisiana 234 46 Nevada 214
45 Mississippi 234 46 Mississippi 214
48 California 232 48 California 213
49 Alabama 231 48 Alaska 213
49 New Mexico 231 50 New Mexico 207


The 50-State Average Math Score is 240.
New Jersey is 2.1% above the 50-State Average Math Score.
The 50 State Average Reading Score is 222.
New Jersey is 3.2% above the 50-State Average Reading Score.

Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center of Education Statistics. “2015 Mathematics and Reading Assessments.” National Assessment of Educational Progress. October 2015. Accessed January 2016.

Grade 4, Math Link: https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/naepdata/report.aspx

Grade 4, Reading Link: https://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/naepdata/report.aspx



National Assessment of Educational Progress for 2013 (4th Grade)

4th Grade Math State Score 4th Grade Reading State Score
Average Rank Average Rank
1 Minnesota 253 1 Massachusetts 232
1 Massachusetts 253 1 Maryland 232
1 New Hampshire 253 1 New Hampshire 232
4 Indiana 249 4 Connecticut 230
5 Vermont 248 5 New Jersey 229
6 Colorado 247 5 Virginia 229
6 New Jersey 247 7 Vermont 228
6 Wyoming 247 8 Florida 227
9 North Dakota 246 8 Minnesota 227
9 Washington 246 8 Colorado 227
9 Kansas 246 11 Pennsylvania 226
9 Virginia 246 11 Wyoming 226
9 Maine 246 11 Delaware 226
9 Iowa 246 14 Indiana 225
9 Ohio 246 14 Washington 225
16 Maryland 245 14 Maine 225
16 North Carolina 245 17 Kentucky 224
16 Wisconsin 245 17 North Dakota 224
19 Pennsylvania 244 17 Ohio 224
19 Montana 244 17 Iowa 224
21 Connecticut 243 17 New York 224
21 Hawaii 243 22 Kansas 223
21 Nebraska 243 22 Nebraska 223
21 Delaware 243 22 Montana 223
21 Utah 243 22 Rhode Island 223
26 Texas 242 22 Utah 223
26 Florida 242 27 Missouri 222
28 Kentucky 241 27 North Carolina 222
28 Rhode Island 241 27 Georgia 222
28 South Dakota 241 30 Wisconsin 221
28 Idaho 241 31 Tennessee 220
32 New York 240 32 Idaho 219
32 Arizona 240 32 Oregon 219
32 Oregon 240 32 Alabama 219
32 Georgia 240 32 Illinois 219
32 Arkansas 240 32 Arkansas 219
32 Tennessee 240 37 South Dakota 218
32 Missouri 240 38 Michigan 217
39 Illinois 239 38 Oklahoma 217
39 Oklahoma 239 38 Texas 217
41 West Virginia 237 41 Hawaii 215
41 Michigan 237 41 West Virginia 215
41 South Carolina 237 43 Nevada 214
44 Nevada 236 43 South Carolina 214
44 Alaska 236 45 Arizona 213
46 California 234 45 California 213
47 Alabama 233 47 Louisiana 210
47 New Mexico 233 48 Alaska 209
49 Louisiana 231 48 Mississippi 209
49 Mississippi 231 50 New Mexico 206


The 50 State Average Math Score
is 242. New Jersey is 2.1% above the 50-State Average Math Score.

The 50 State Average Reading Score is 221. New Jersey is 3.6% above the 50-State Average Reading Score.

Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, “2013 Mathematics and Reading Assessments.” 2014, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), April 2014, Accessed May 9, 2014