Trend in White – Hispanic NAEP reading score gaps for 17-year-old students
- Compared to 2004, there was no significant change in the gap in reading scores between White and Hispanic students at age 17.
- The gap between White and Hispanic 17-year-olds in 2008 narrowed by 15 points compared to 1975.
* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2008.
NOTE: Score gaps are calculated based on differences between unrounded average scores. Hispanic includes Latino. The White race category excludes Hispanic origin. Results for 1971 are not shown because Hispanic was not reported as a separate race/ethnicity category at that time. 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), various years, 1975–2008 Long-Term Trend Reading Assessments.