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Percentage distribution of students, NAEP reading achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2003 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 4.2: Student Performance in Reading

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Table 4.2b. Percentage distribution of students across NAEP reading achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2003
Level Total White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
4th grade
Below basic 37 25 60 56 30 53
At or above basic 63 75 40 44 70 47
   At or above proficient 31 41 13 15 38 16
      At advanced 8 11 2 2 12 2
8th grade
Below basic 26 17 46 44 21 43
At or above basic 74 83 54 56 79 57
   At or above proficient 32 41 13 15 40 17
      At advanced 3 4 1 1 5 1
NOTE: Accommodations were permitted. For a discussion of the reading achievement level definitions, see http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/reading/achieve.asp. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2003 Reading Assessment.

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