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Students in large city schools score lower, on average, than peers elsewhere

 Average Scale Score
Achievement Level

Twelfth-grade NAEP economics achievement-level results, by type of location: 2006

Achievement level key.


  • Students attending large city schools had a lower percentage of students at or above Basic than students attending schools in other locations.

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 Assessments.

For more information about the school location categories, see NAEP Reporting Groups.

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