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Figure 13.

Average scale scores among 15-year-olds on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) reading, mathematics, and science literacy assessments, by race/ethnicity in the United States: 2009


Average scale scores among 15-year-olds on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) reading, mathematics, and science literacy assessments, by race/ethnicity in the United States: 2009

1Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately.
NOTE: The scale range for the PISA assessment is from 0 to 1,000. The scale was designed to have an average score of 500 points, with approximately two-thirds of students achieving between 400 and 600 points. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), 2009.
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