**DEFINITION**
The percentage of students that achieved a scale score in the subject of

**Reading** at or above the level of

**Proficient**.

**Proficient** implies solid academic performance for each grade assessed. Students reaching this level have demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter, including subject-matter knowledge, application of such knowledge to real-world situations, and analytical skills appropriate to the subject matter.

**DEFINITION:** The percentage of students that achieved a scale score in the subject of

**Reading** at or above the level of

**Proficient**.

**Proficient** implies solid academic performance for each grade assessed. Students reaching this level have demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter, including subject-matter knowledge, application of such knowledge to real-world situations, and analytical skills appropriate to the subject matter.