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
Average Reading and Writing Scores by Frequency of Reading for Fun

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