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Percentage of high school graduates who completed advanced academic coursework, by school subject and race/ethnicity: 2000 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 4.7: Advanced Coursetaking in High School

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Table 4.7. Percentage of high school graduates who completed advanced academic coursework, by school subject and race/ethnicity: 2000
Race/ethnicity Science1 Mathematics2 English3 Foreign language4
   Total 63.1 44.6 33.9 29.8
White, non-Hispanic 63.7 47.4 36.2 30.8
Black, non-Hispanic 60.8 32.4 27.3 19.7
Hispanic 56.2 31.1 26.1 30.7
Asian/Pacific Islander 79.7 68.6 42.7 36.1
American Indian/Alaska Native43.1 29.2 26.8 17.0
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.

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