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

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 4.5a.  Average U.S. history scale scores, by race/ethnicity and grade: Selected years, 1994, 2001, and 2006

Grade and year Total1 White Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
4th grade            
1994 205 214 176 175 204
2001 208 217 186 184 216
2006 211 223 191 194 214 190
8th grade            
1994 259 266 238 243 261 245
2001 260 268 240 240 264 255
2006 263 273 244 248 270 244
12th grade            
1994 286 292 265 267 283 272
2001 287 292 267 271 294 283
2006 290 297 270 275 296 278
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 Total excludes race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: Scale ranges from 0 to 500. The U.S. history data include students for whom accommodations were permitted. For a discussion of the U.S. history scale score definitions, see http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/ushistory/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), 1994, 2001, and 2006 U.S. History Assessments and NAEP Data Explorer, retrieved January 22, 2008, from http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/nde/.

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