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Fourth Graders with Below Proficient Reading Scores

Fourth Grade Reading Achievement Levels    
  Achievement Level 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015
United States    Below Basic 0.34 0.34 0.34 0.33 0.32
At or Above Basic 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.67 0.68
Below Proficient 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.66 0.65
At or Above Proficient 0.32 0.32 0.32 0.34 0.35
Oklahoma    Below Basic 0.35 0.35 0.36 0.35 0.29
At or Above Basic 0.65 0.65 0.64 0.65 0.71
Below Proficient 0.73 0.72 0.73 0.7 0.67
At or Above Proficient 0.27 0.28 0.27 0.3 0.33

Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count Data Center

Fourth Graders who Scored Below Proficient Reading Level By Race
   2005 2007 2009 2011 2013 2015
United States White 61% 58% 58% 58% 55% 54%
Black 88% 84% 86% 84% 83% 82%
Hispanic or Latino 85% 82% 83% 82% 81% 79%
Asian or Pacific Islander 60% 51% 55% 51% 49% 47%
American Indian 81% 81% 80% 81% 78% 78%
To or More Races 68% 63% 68% 63% 61% 62%
Oklahoma White 70% 69% 69% 69% 64% 63%
Black 90% 87% 89% 87% 86% 83%
Hispanic or Latino 83% 82% 85% 82% 83% 79%
Asian or Pacific Islander  - 62% 64% 62% 63%  -
American Indian 78% 75% 75% 75% 70% 67%
To or More Races - - - - 71% 64%

Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count Data Center

Fourth Graders who Scored Below Proficient Reading Level by Family Income
  Family Income 2009 2011 2013 2015
United States Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch 83% 82% 80% 79%
Not Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch 55% 52% 49% 47%
Oklahoma Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch 82% 81% 79% 77%
Not Eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch 61% 61% 57% 52%

Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count Data Center

Fourth   Graders who Scored Below proficient Reading Level by School Income
  School Income 2009 2011 2013 2015
United States  Received Title I Funding 79% 77% 76% 74%
Did not receive Title I Funding 55% 53% 50% 49%
Oklahoma  Received Title I Funding 78% 78% 74% 71%
Did not receive Title I Funding 60% 56% 55% 52%

Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count Data Center