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Figure A.

Percentage of students scoring at or above the Proficient level on the grade 8 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading and mathematics assessments, by different categorizations of race/ethnicity: 2011


Percentage of students scoring at or above the <em>Proficient </em>level on the grade 8 National  Assessment of   Educational Progress (NAEP) reading and mathematics  assessments, by different categorizations of race/ethnicity:  2011

NOTE: NAEP achievement levels define what students should know and be able to do. Basic denotes partial mastery of knowledge and skills that are fundamental for proficient work at a given grade. Proficient represents solid academic performance. Students reaching this level have demonstrated competency over challenging subject matter. Advanced signifies superior performance. NAEP reports data on student race/ethnicity based on information obtained from school rosters. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2011 Reading and Mathematics Assessments, NAEP Data Explorer.
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