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Fourth Grade Writing Proficiency

Fourth grade writing is a component of literacy

Along with reading, writing is an important component of literacy. In fourth grade, Nebraska public school students take a writing proficiency test as part of the NSCAS.

  • In 2018-19, fourth grade writing proficiency among LPS students was 64%, compared to 58% of public school students statewide.
  • Over the past three years, a higher proportion of LPS fourth graders were writing proficient compared to public school fourth graders statewide.