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


Figure 14.

Percentage distribution of grades on all Advanced Placement (AP) exams, by race/ethnicity: 2008


Percentage distribution of grades on all Advanced Placement (AP) exams, by race/ethnicity: 2008

NOTE: The grades for all AP examinations range from 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest score. Data reported are for all students who completed an Advanced Placement exam. The College Board collects racial/ethnic information based on the following categories: American Indian/Alaskan, Asian/Asian American, Black/Afro-American, Latino (Chicano/Mexican, Puerto Rican, Other Latino), White, and Other. Black refers to test-takers who identified themselves as Black/Afro-American, and Hispanic refers to the sum of all Latino subgroups. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: The College Board, Advanced Placement Program, National Summary Report, 2008.