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Civics scores by race/ethnicity and parental education

Average scale scores in NAEP civics at grade 8, by student-reported highest level of parental education and race/ethnicity: 2006
Race/ethnicity Did not finish high school Graduated from high school Some education after high school Graduated from college
White 138 150 160 169
Black 119 121 140 139
Hispanic 126 132 142 144
Asian/Pacific Islander 164
American Indian/Alaska Native

Check for Statistical Significance

To see whether any differences above are statistically significant, view the complete data in the NAEP Data Explorer and click on the button "Find Out" above the table. To learn more about running statistical tests, view "Check Statistical Significance" in the NAEP Data Explorer tutorial

‡ Reporting standards not met. Sample size is insufficient to permit a reliable estimate.
NOTE: Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, and Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. Students from lower-income families are those eligible for the National School Lunch Program.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2006 Civics Assessment.

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