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Figure 20-1.

Percentage of spring 2000 first-graders who scored in the top half of the fifth-grade mathematics assessment, by race/ethnicity and sex: Spring 2004


Percentage of spring 2000 first-graders who  scored in the top half of the fifth-grade mathematics  assessment,  by race/ethnicity and sex: Spring 2004

1 Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in the figure.
NOTE: Estimates represent all U.S. students who attended 1st grade in the spring of 2000 and then were in a U.S. 8th grade in the 200607 school year. Estimates were weighted by C7CPTM0. Reporting standards for Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander students, American Indian/Alaska Native students, and students of two or more races were not met; therefore, data for these groups are not shown in the figure. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Kindergarten Class of 199899 (ECLS-K), Kindergarten-Eighth Grade Full Sample Public-Use Data File.
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