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Average NAEP 12th-grade economics scores, by type of location and race/ethnicity: 2006
Race/ethnicity Large city Mid-size city Urban fringe/large town Small town/rural
White 162 163 159 155
Black 124 128 130 126
Hispanic 130 138 133 134
Asian/Pacific Islander 153 158 158 135
American Indian/Alaska Native 132

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 "Find Out" button above the table. To learn more about running statistical tests, view "Check Statistical Significance" in the NAEP Data Explorer tutorial.

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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