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Percentage distribution of students, NAEP U.S. history achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2001 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 4.5: Student Performance in U.S. History and Geography

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Table 4.5a. Percentage distribution of students across NAEP U.S. history achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2001
Level Total White, non-Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/
Alaska Native
4th grade
Below basic 33 21 56 58 29 47
At or above basic 67 79 44 42 71 53
   At or above proficient 18 24 6 7 19 12
      At advanced 2 3 # 1 3 4
8th grade
Below basic 36 25 62 60 32 50
At or above basic 64 75 38 40 68 50
   At or above proficient 17 21 4 5 20 8
      At advanced 2 2 # # 2 1
12th grade
Below basic 57 51 80 74 47 66
At or above basic 43 49 20 26 53 34
   At or above proficient 11 13 3 5 21 1
      At advanced 1 1 # # 5 #
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Accommodations were permitted. For a discussion of the U.S. history achievement level definitions, see http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/ushistory/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), 2001 U.S. History Assessment.

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