Third Grade Reading

Percent passing literacy test

Data Highlights

Unit: Percent

General Population


Free or Reduced Lunch





This graph examines the percentage of children who met third grade literacy proficiency standards. The data display information for youth who spent time in out-of-home care, youth who were not in out-of-home care but received free or reduced lunch (a measure for poverty) and youth who did not receive a free or reduced lunch and were not in out-of-home care.

Questions this graph can answer

  • How have reading test scores for children who spent time in out-of-home care compared with the scores of children who received free or reduced price lunches?

  • How has having a disability impacted third grade literacy proficiency?

See also

  • College Enrollment, for the percentage of high school who graduated enrolling in post-secondary education.

  • College Completion, for the percentage of students who completed post-secondary education within 4 years of graduation.


For additional information on literacy, see the Washington State Comprehensive Literacy Plan: Birth to Grade 12.

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