2006 Grade 3-8 English
For the first time we can see the average performance of all students across Grade 3-8. This shows substantial differences in the percentage of students with serious academic difficulties (Level 1) in Grade 3-8 in the Big 5 Cities.

Percentage of Students Scoring at Level 1
New York City	Buffalo	Rochester	Syracuse	Yonkers	Total Public
11.4%		23.6%	16.3%		21.8%		11.6%	8.1%