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

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 4.4a.  Average science scale scores, by race/ethnicity and grade: 2000 and 2005

Grade and year Total1 White Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
4th grade            
2000 147 159 122 122 135
2005 151 162 129 133 158 138
8th grade            
2000 149 161 121 127 153 147
2005 149 160 124 129 156 128
12th grade            
2000 146 153 122 128 149 151
2005 147 156 120 128 153 139
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Total includes race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: Scale score ranges from 0 to 300. For a discussion of the science scale score definitions, please see http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/science/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 and 2005 Science Assessments, retrieved January 30, 2008, from http://www.nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/nde.

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