The following shows the percentage of 4th and 8th graders at or above each reading-achievement level in 2002.
|District of Columbia||69²||31²||10²||2²|
|New York City¹||53²||47²||19²||5|
|District of Columbia||52²||48²||10²||-- ²|
|Los Angeles||56²||44²||10²||-- ²|
—Percentage rounds to zero.
¹ Although deemed sufficient for reporting, the target response rate specified in the NAEP guidelines was not met.
² Significantly different from national average.
NOTE: Percentages "below" and "at or above basic" may not add up to 100, because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education