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Percentage of 8th-grade students in public schools with selected literacy resources at home, by race/ethnicity: 2003 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 5.3: Learning Opportunities at Home

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Table 5.3. Percentage of 8th-grade students in public schools with selected literacy resources at home, by race/ethnicity: 2003
Race/ethnicity More than 25 books An encyclopedia Regular access to magazines Regular access to newspapers
   Total 70.0 82.9 71.6 46.5
White, non-Hispanic 79.6 87.1 77.6 50.1
Black, non-Hispanic 58.0 79.5 66.4 44.5
Hispanic 45.5 70.5 57.4 34.1
Asian/Pacific Islander 69.4 83.1 60.1 46.1
American Indian/Alaska Native 62.4 75.1 63.0 46.3
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), Reading Assessment, 2003.

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