Chart comparing the percentage of Virginia public school fourth-grade students achieving at the proficient level or above in mathematics on the National Assessment of Educational Progress with the performance of public school students nationwide.
In 2015, 47 percent of Virginia public school students achieved at the proficient level or above, compared with 39 percent nationwide.
In 2013, 47 percent of Virginia public school students achieved at the proficient level or above, compared with 41 percent nationwide.
In 2011, 46 percent of Virginia public school students achieved at the proficient level or above, compared with 40 percent nationwide.
In 2009, 43 percent of Virginia public school students achieved at the proficient level or above, compared with 38 percent nationwide.
In 2007, 42 percent of Virginia public school students achieved at the proficient level or above, compared with 39 percent nationwide.
In 2005, 39 percent of Virginia public school students achieved at the proficient level or above, compared with 35 percent nationwide.
In 2003, 36 percent of Virginia public school students achieved at the proficient level or above, compared with 31 percent nationwide.
In 2000, 24 percent of Virginia public school students achieved at the proficient level or above, compared with 22 percent nationwide.
In 1996, 19 percent of Virginia public school students achieved at the proficient level or above, compared with 20 percent nationwide.
In 1992, 19 percent of Virginia public school students achieved at the proficient level or above, compared with 17 percent nationwide.

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