OrderSort by jurisdictionCross-
jurisdiction
significant
difference
Number of Jurisdictions
Significantly
White
average scale score
Hispanic
average scale score
White - Hispanic Gap
average scale score
highernot
different
lower2009
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1
Austin
Austin>011218313349
2
Houston
Houstonx05817413341
3
San Diego
San Diegox14816912840
4
Charlotte
Charlottex14817413638
 
Large city
Large city 17716312736
5
Los Angeles
Los Angelesx110215211933
 
National public
National public<48316213032
6
New York City
New York Cityx112015912731
7
Boston
Boston<49016113426
8
Chicago
Chicagox49015412826
9
Fresno
Fresno<49014411826
10
Jefferson County (KY)
Jefferson County (KY)x49016313825
11
Milwaukee
Milwaukee<49015813225
12
Miami-Dade
Miami-Dade<58016914623
13
Cleveland
Cleveland<49013611323
14
Philadelphia
Philadelphia<58014112021
N/A
Detroit
Detroit122
N/A
Baltimore City
Baltimore City143
N/A
Atlanta
Atlanta181
‡ 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.