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Table 218.40. Percentage of 4th-, 8th-, and 12th-grade public school students with their own or a shared digital device at home, by selected student and school characteristics: 2015
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Selected student or school characteristic 4th-graders 8th-graders 12th-graders
1 2 3 4
Total 95.0 (0.33) 98.3 (0.2) 98.0 (0.20)
             
Sex            
Male 94.2 (0.51) 98.0 (0.3) 97.8 (0.30)
Female 95.9 (0.43) 98.7 (0.2) 98.3 (0.27)
             
Race/ethnicity            
White 96.5 (0.43) 98.8 (0.2) 98.6 (0.25)
Black 93.1 (0.84) 98.0 (0.5) 96.7 (0.56)
Hispanic 93.6 (0.72) 97.9 (0.4) 98.1 (0.41)
Asian 99.0 (0.72) 99.3 (0.5) 98.4 (0.79)
Pacific Islander (†) (†) 95.5 (1.96)
American Indian/Alaska Native (†) (†) (†)
Two or more races 93.0 (2.38) 95.4 (1.8) 99.1 (0.87)
             
English language learner (ELL) status            
ELL 90.8 (1.34) 97.0 (0.9) 96.3 (1.48)
Non-ELL 95.6 (0.34) 98.4 (0.2) 98.1 (0.20)
             
Disability status1            
Identified as student with disability (SD) 91.8 (1.28) 95.9 (0.8) 97.4 (0.81)
Not identified as SD 95.4 (0.34) 98.6 (0.2) 98.1 (0.21)
             
Eligibility for free or reduced-price lunch            
Eligible 93.0 (0.51) 97.7 (0.3) 97.4 (0.35)
Not eligible 97.8 (0.36) 99.1 (0.2) 98.5 (0.23)
Information not available (†) 98.1 (1.3) (†)
             
School locale            
City 93.9 (0.66) 97.8 (0.4) 97.9 (0.33)
Suburb 95.8 (0.48) 98.4 (0.3) 98.2 (0.32)
Town 94.3 (1.11) 98.1 (0.6) 97.6 (0.96)
Rural 95.6 (0.75) 98.9 (0.3) 98.1 (0.47)
†Not applicable.
‡Reporting standards not met (too few cases for a reliable estimate).
1 The student with disability (SD) variable used in this table includes students who have a 504 plan, even if they do not have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
NOTE: Digital devices include desktop computers, laptop computers, tablets, and smartphones. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: American Institutes for Research, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Validity Studies Panel, Initial Tables From the 2015 Computer Access and Familiarity Study. (This table was prepared January 2017.)

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