Change Indicator

8th grade reading proficiency in Oregon

8th grade reading proficiency

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Why This Indicator Matters

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Definition and Source



Percentage of 8th grade students who met or exceeded state standards in reading.
Per ODE's recommendation, proficiency data will be updated when the latest representative post-pandemic data is published (likely for the 2021-22 school year)

Data Source

Oregon Department of Education
Percentage of 3rd and 8th grade students who met or exceeded state standards during the 2016-17 school year. Oregon Department of Education “Student Assessment: School Level: English Language Arts and Math”


Please note: Beginning in 2014-15, data is not directly comparable to previous years. OAKS reading and mathematics assessments were discontinued in 2014-15 and replaced them with new college and career-ready English language arts and mathematics assessments.

Last Updated

November 2020