OrderSort by jurisdictionCross-
jurisdiction
significant
difference
Number of Jurisdictions
Significantly
White
percent at or above Basic
Black
percent at or above Basic
White - Black Gap
percent at or above Basic
highernot
different
lower2009
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1
Atlanta
Atlanta>096964452
2
Austin
Austinx0123964650
3
Milwaukee
Milwaukeex0132813149
4
Chicago
Chicagox0123782948
5
Miami-Dade
Miami-Dadex0123924448
6
San Diego
San Diegox0150894346
 
Large city
Large city 1124854144
7
Houston
Houstonx0141914844
8
Charlotte
Charlottex0141945044
9
Fresno
Fresnox0150662541
10
New York City
New York Cityx1140834340
11
Los Angeles
Los Angelesx0150763640
 
National public
National public<3131864640
12
Cleveland
Clevelandx1140612239
13
Jefferson County (KY)
Jefferson County (KY)<4110854837
14
Baltimore City
Baltimore Cityx1140602832
15
Boston
Boston<780855431
16
Philadelphia
Philadelphia<5100613031
N/A
Detroit
Detroit24
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, and Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. Prior to 2011, students in the "two or more races" category were categorized as "unclassified." National public and Large city are not included in sorting the jurisdictions. Score differences are calculated based on differences between unrounded scores.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Science Assessment.