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Percentage distribution of students, NAEP science achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 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 4.4b. Percentage distribution of students across NAEP science achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2000
Level Total White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
4th grade
Below basic 34 21 66 58 43
At or above basic 66 79 34 42 57
   At or above proficient 29 38 7 11 19
      At advanced 4 5 # 1 1
8th grade
Below basic 39 26 74 65 36 61
At or above basic 61 74 26 35 64 39
   At or above proficient 32 41 7 12 37 14
      At advanced 4 5 # 1 6 2
12th grade
Below basic 47 38 78 70 41 56
At or above basic 53 62 22 30 59 44
   At or above proficient 18 23 3 7 26 9
      At advanced 2 3 # # 4 1
# Rounds to zero.
Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: Accommodations were permitted. For a discussion of the science achievement level definitions, see http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/science/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), 2000 Science Assessment.

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