NAEP 2017 average score in fourth-grade math by state
(A score of 249 is "proficient")
Rank State or Jurisdiction 2017 Score Change from 2015
1Massachusetts249-1
2Minnesota249-1
3Defense Dept2491
4Virginia2481
5New Jersey2482
6Wyoming2481
7Indiana247-1
8Florida2464
9Nebraska2462
10New Hampshire245-4
11North Dakota2440
12Iowa2430
13Utah2420
14Washington242-3
15Pennsylvania242-2
16South Dakota2422
17Kansas2410
18North Carolina241-3
19Texas241-3
20Ohio241-3
21Vermont241-2
22Montana241-1
23Colorado241-1
24Maryland2411
25Wisconsin240-3
26Idaho2401
27Maine240-2
28Missouri2401
29Connecticut239-1
30Kentucky239-3
31National Public239-1
32Illinois2381
33Hawaii2380
34Rhode Island2380
35Oklahoma237-2
36Tennessee237-4
37Georgia2360
38Delaware236-3
39West Virginia2361
40Michigan2360
41New York236-1
42Mississippi2350
43Arizona234-3
44South Carolina234-3
45Arkansas234-1
46Oregon233-5
47California2321
48Alabama2321
49Nevada232-2
50Dist of Columbia2310
51Alaska230-6
52New Mexico230-1
53Louisiana229-5
54Puerto Rico1907
Note: many score changes are not statistically significant
Score in 2017 is meaningfully lower than in 2015.
Score in 2017 is meaningfully higher than in 2015.
Source: NAEP 2017