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Average 12th-grade NAEP economics scores, 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 136 146 157 166
Black 120 114 132 136
Hispanic 126 127 140 144
Asian/Pacific Islander 143 146 160
American Indian/Alaska Native

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For more information about student group categories, see NAEP Reporting Groups.

‡ 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.
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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