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

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 4.3b.  Percentage distribution of students across mathematics achievement levels, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2007

Grade and level Total1 White Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
4th grade            
Below basic 18 9 36 30 9 30
At or above basic 82 91 64 70 91 70
At or above proficient 39 51 15 22 58 25
At advanced 6 8 1 1 15 2
8th grade            
Below basic 29 18 53 45 17 47
At or above basic 71 82 47 55 83 53
At or above proficient 32 42 11 15 50 16
At advanced 7 9 1 2 16 2
1 Total includes races/ethnicities not separately shown.
NOTE: Scale scores range from 0 to 500. The mathematics data include students for whom accommodations were permitted. For a discussion of the mathematics scale score and achievement level definitions, see http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/mathematics/scale.asp and http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/mathematics/achieve.asp. Detail may not sum to total because of rounding. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2007 Mathematics Assessments, retrieved January 22, 2008, from http://www.nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/nde.

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