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More than three-quarters of 12th-graders perform at or above the Basic achievement level

Twelfth-grade NAEP economics achievement-level results: 2006

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  • Seventy-nine percent of students performed at or above the Basic achievement level in 2006.
  • Forty-two percent of students performed at or above the Proficient level.
  • Three percent of students performed at the Advanced level.  

To read more about achievement levels and how they are set, see Reporting the Assessment—Scale Scores and Achievement Levels.

NOTE: View complete data with standard errors.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2006 Economics Assessment.

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