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Average scores of 12th-grade students on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations, by subject and race/ethnicity: 2003 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 4.8: Advanced Placement Exams

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Table 4.8b. Average scores of 12th-grade students on Advanced Placement (AP) examinations, by subject and race/ethnicity: 2003
Race/ethnicity Calculus1 English language and composition Chemistry U.S. history
   Total 3.1 3.0 2.7 2.7
White, non-Hispanic 3.2 3.1 2.8 2.8
Black, non-Hispanic 2.2 2.2 1.7 1.9
Hispanic 2.4 2.4 1.9 2.1
Asian/Asian American 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.8
American Indian/Alaska Native 2.5 2.6 1.9 2.3
1Averages combined from Calculus AB and Calculus BC examinations.
NOTE: The College Board collects racial/ethnic information based on the categories American Indian/Alaskan, Asian/Asian American, Black/ Afro-American, Latino: Chicano/Mexican, Puerto Rican, Other Latino, White, and Other. Black, non-Hispanic refers to test-takers who identified themselves as Black/Afro-American, and Hispanic refers to the sum of all Latino subgroups. Pacific Islander may or may not be included in Asian/Asian American. The scores for all AP examinations range from 0 to 5.
SOURCE: The College Board, Advanced Placement Program, National Summary Report 2003.

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