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Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 4.2a.  Average reading scale scores, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2000, 2002, 2005, and 2007

Grade and year Total1 White Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
4th grade            
2000 213 224 190 190 225 214
2002 219 229 199 201 224 207
2005 219 229 200 203 229 204
2007 221 231 203 205 232 203
8th grade            
2000
2002 264 272 245 247 267 250
2005 262 271 243 246 271 249
2007 263 272 245 247 271 247
— Not available.
1 Total includes races/ethnicities not separately shown.
NOTE: Scale score ranges from 0 to 500. Data were not collected at grade 8 in 2000. The reading data include students for whom accommodations were permitted. For a discussion of the reading scale score definitions, see http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/reading/scale.asp. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2000, 2002, 2005, and 2007 Reading Assessments and the NAEP Data Explorer, retrieved January 25, 2008, from http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/nde/.

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