Average Reading and Writing Scores by Frequency of Reading for Fun
|Average reading score, grade 12 in 20051||Average writing score, grade 12 in 20022|
|Almost every day||302||165|
|Once or twice a week||292||154|
|Once or twice a month||285||149|
|Never or hardly ever||274||136|
1. Reading scores range from 0 to 500.
2. Writing scores range from 0 to 300.
Source: National Endowment for the Arts, To Read or Not To Read: A Question of National Consequence, November 2007.
|Average Test Scores by Number of Household Books, Grade 12 (2005–2006)||Trends in Reading and Publishing||Participation Rates for Literary Readers in 2002|