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Percentage distribution of students, NAEP geography 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 4.5c. Percentage distribution of students across NAEP geography 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 26 13 56 51 23 34  
At or above basic 74 87 44 49 77 66  
   At or above proficient 21 29 5 6 25 13  
      At advanced 2 3 # # 1 #  
8th grade
Below basic 26 14 60 52 21 28  
At or above basic 74 86 40 48 79 72  
   At or above proficient 30 39 6 10 32 31  
      At advanced 4 5 # 1 4 3  
12th grade
Below basic 29 19 65 48 28 26 !
At or above basic 71 81 35 52 72 74 !
   At or above proficient 25 31 4 10 26 32 !
      At advanced 1 2 # # 1 1 !
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution.
NOTE: Accommodations were permitted. For a discussion of the geography achievement level definitions, see http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/geography/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 Geography Assessment.

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