Percentage of students, by race/ethnicity and degree of reading accuracy, grade 4: 2002.

Number of errors and percent of words read accurately (in parentheses):

0 to 4 errors (100 to 98 percent accuracy): White is 38 percent; Black is 23 percent; and Hispanic is 31 percent.

5 to 10 errors (97 to 95 percent accuracy): White is 40 percent; Black is 40 percent; and Hispanic is 35 percent.

11 to 20 errors (94 to 90 percent accuracy): White is 17 percent; Black is 28 percent; Hispanic is 21 percent.

21 or more errors (less than 90 percent accuracy): White is 5 percent; Black is 9 percent; Hispanic is 12 percent.