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Average science scale scores, by race/ethnicity and grade: 1996 and 2000 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 4.4: Student Performance in Science

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Table 4.4a. Average science scale scores, by race/ethnicity and grade: 1996 and 2000
Year Total White,
non-Hispanic
Black,
non-Hispanic
Hispanic Asian/
Pacific Islander
American Indian/
Alaska Native
4th grade
1996 150 160 124 128 151 144
2000 150 160 124 129 140
8th grade
1996 150 159 121 129 152 148
2000 151 162 122 128 156 134
12th grade
1996 150 159 124 130 149 145 !
2000 147 154 123 128 153 139
! Interpret data with caution.
Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: Accommodations were permitted. Scale score ranges from 0 to 300. For a discussion of the science scale score definitions, please see http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/science/scale.asp.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 1996 and 2000 Science Assessments.

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