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

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 4.9b.  Average ACT scores by race/ethnicity and subject: 1996–97 through 2006–07

School year ending Total   White Black Hispanic Mexican-
American
Puerto
Rican/
Other
Hispanic
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
  English
1997 20.3   21.2 16.4 17.8 18.1 20.4 18.0
1998 20.4   21.2 16.4 17.5 18.7 20.5 18.1
1999 20.5   21.3 16.4 17.6 18.8 20.5 18.1
2000 20.5   21.3 16.4 17.6 18.7 20.5 18.0
2001 20.5   21.3 16.2 17.5 18.6 20.7 17.8
2002 20.2   21.2 16.2 17.1 17.9 20.5 17.6
2003 20.3   21.3 16.2 17.2 18.1 20.7 17.7
2004 20.4   21.4 16.3 17.3 17.9 21.0 17.8
2005 20.4   21.5 16.2 17.3 18.0 21.3 17.6
2006 20.6   21.7 16.3 17.4 18.1 21.5 17.8
2007 20.7   21.8 16.1 17.6 21.7 17.9
  Mathematics
1997 20.6   21.2 16.9 18.9 19.1 23.3 18.5
1998 20.8   21.4 16.9 18.6 19.7 23.4 18.6
1999 20.7   21.3 16.9 18.7 19.6 23.1 18.5
2000 20.7   21.3 16.8 18.7 19.5 23.2 18.5
2001 20.7   21.3 16.8 18.7 19.4 23.1 18.4
2002 20.6   21.3 16.7 18.4 18.9 22.9 18.4
2003 20.6   21.3 16.7 18.3 18.9 22.9 18.3
2004 20.7   21.4 16.9 18.5 18.9 23.0 18.6
2005 20.7   21.5 16.8 18.6 19.0 23.1 18.4
2006 20.8   21.6 17.0 18.7 19.1 23.4 18.6
2007 21.0   21.7 17.0 19.0 23.6 18.7
— Not available.
NOTE: Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: ACT, High School Profile Report, selected years, 1997 through 2007.

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