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Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2007-039
September 2007


Figure 13.

Percentage distribution of grades on all Advanced Placement (AP) exams, by race/ethnicity: 2005


Percentage distribution of grades on all Advanced Placement (AP) exams, by race/ethnicity: 2005

NOTE: The grades for all AP examinations range from 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest score. Data reported are for all students who completed an Advanced Placement exam. 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. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic origin.
SOURCE: The College Board, Advanced Placement Program, National Summary Report, 2005.

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