OrderSort by jurisdictionCross-
jurisdiction
significant
difference
Number of Jurisdictions
Significantly
White
average scale score
highernot
different
lower2009
Sort by White average scale score
1
Austin
Austin>0112178
2
Houston
Houston>0211172
3
Charlotte
Charlotte>1210167
 
National public
National public 348161
4
Boston
Bostonx283160
 
Large city
Large cityx357159
5
Miami-Dade
Miami-Dadex364159
6
San Diego
San Diegox373158
7
Jefferson County (KY)
Jefferson County (KY)<373157
8
Los Angeles
Los Angeles<391152
9
Fresno
Fresno<391151
10
New York City
New York City<481151
11
Chicago
Chicago<3100150
12
Cleveland
Cleveland<760144
13
Milwaukee
Milwaukee<760143
14
Philadelphia
Philadelphia<1030139
N/A
Detroit
Detroit
N/A
Baltimore City
Baltimore City
N/A
Atlanta
Atlanta
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, and Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. Prior to 2011, students in the "two or more races" category were categorized as "unclassified." National public and Large city are not included in sorting the jurisdictions. Score differences are calculated based on differences between unrounded scores.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Science Assessment.