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Music score of students in private schools higher than score of students in public schools

Average responding scale score in NAEP music at grade 8, by type of school: 2008


  • The average responding score in music for eighth-graders in public schools was 149. This score was lower than the score for students in private schools (163).

NOTE: View complete data with standard errors for public and private schools.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2008 Arts Assessment.

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