Table 4.7. Percentage of high school graduates who completed advanced academic coursework, by school subject and race/ethnicity: 2000
American Indian/Alaska Native
1 Includes students who completed courses in chemistry I, physics I, chemistry II, physics II, or advanced biology.
2 Includes students who completed precalculus, calculus, or other courses labeled as "advanced," such as trigonometry.
3 Includes students who completed more honors courses than "below grade level" courses.
4 Includes students who completed 3 years or more of foreign language courses or an Advanced Placement course in a foreign language. These figures include only students who studied French, German, Latin, or Spanish as these are the only foreign languages commonly offered in high schools for 4 years or more. Some students also studied more than one foreign language.
NOTE: Students classified at any particular level need not have taken courses at a lower level and may have taken more than one course at that level. For more detailed descriptions of these categories, please see Supplemental Note 6 in The Condition of Education, 2003 and 2004. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, The Condition of Education, 2003 (NCES 2003-077) and The Condition of Education, 2004 (NCES 2004-077), based on National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2000.