Michigan 4th grade reading performance lags behind both the “Top Ten” and peer state averages.  

What It Is: The percentage of 4th grade students who attained a proficient level for reading.

Why It Matters: This provides an indicator of how well schools are meeting competitive academic standards.

Note: Data are only released every two years.

4th Grade Reading Trends

4th Grade Reading Standings

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (National Assessment of Educational Progress)