Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2010-015
July 2010


Figure 10.

Percentage of children from the 2001 birth cohort who were proficient in letter and number and shape recognition at about 4 years old, by race/ethnicity: 2005–06


Percentage of children from the 2001 birth cohort who were proficient in letter and number and shape recognition at about 4 years old, by race/ethnicity: 2005–06

NOTE: Data are based on a representative sample of children born in 2001. Estimates for Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders are not shown because reporting standards were not met. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort, Longitudinal 9-month—Preschool Restricted-Use Data File.