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jurisdiction
significant
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Number of Jurisdictions
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White
average scale score
Black
average scale score
White - Black Gap
average scale score
highernot
different
lower2009
Sort by White average scale scoreSort by Black average scale scoreSort by White - Black Gap average scale score
1
Atlanta
Atlanta>021318112656
2
Austin
Austin>031218312954
3
Houston
Houstonx09617412846
4
San Diego
San Diegox19516912445
5
Miami-Dade
Miami-Dadex27616912544
6
Charlotte
Charlottex27617413143
7
Milwaukee
Milwaukeex29415811542
8
Chicago
Chicagox210315411341
 
Large city
Large city 210516312240
 
National public
National public<78216212735
9
Los Angeles
Los Angelesx213015211735
10
Jefferson County (KY)
Jefferson County (KY)x69016312934
11
New York City
New York Cityx510015912534
12
Fresno
Fresnox213014411034
13
Baltimore City
Baltimore City<78014311529
14
Boston
Boston<87016113328
15
Cleveland
Cleveland<87013610927
16
Philadelphia
Philadelphia<87014111526
N/A
Detroit
Detroit109
‡ 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.