Average Public School Reading/Language Arts Proficiency

The national average reading/language arts proficiency is 51% (2022). Reading/language arts proficiency of school are compared within their own state only.
Note that individual states determine criteria for 'proficiency' according to their own tests - proficiency percentages should not be compared across states due to the differing tests and criteria applied between each state.
The state with highest reading/language arts proficiency is Virginia, with an 78% average reading/language arts proficiency.
The state with lowest reading/language arts proficiency is New Mexico, with an 32% average reading/language arts proficiency.
The public schools with highest reading/language arts proficiency in each state are listed below (where sufficient data available).
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Range: 32% 78% Avg. Reading/Language Arts Proficiency: 51%

Average Public School Reading/Language Arts Proficiency (2022)

State
Average Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
School Reading/Language Arts Proficiency

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The state with highest average public school reading/language arts proficiency is Virginia, with 78%. The state with lowest average public school reading/language arts proficiency is New Mexico, with 32%.