Percentages at or above each achievement level for grade 12 economics, by parental education level, from 2 questions and jurisdiction: 2012 and 2006
YearParental education level, from 2 questionsNational
below BasicStandard Errorat or above BasicStandard Errorat or above ProficientStandard Errorat AdvancedStandard Error
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant. Analyze results with NAEP Data Explorer.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2006 and 2012 Economics Assessments.
2012Did not finish high school34(2.1)66(2.1)21(1.9)#(†)
2012 Graduated high school29(1.7)71(1.7)27(1.6)1(0.2)
2012 Some education after high school16(1.0)84(1.0)38(1.2)1(0.3)
2012 Graduated college11(1.0)89(1.0)55(1.4)5(0.5)
2012 Unknown48(4.4)52(4.4)13(2.2)#(†)
2006Did not finish high school41(2.1)59(2.1)17(1.7)#(†)
2006 Graduated high school31(1.5)69(1.5)27(1.4)1(0.3)
2006 Some education after high school18(1.1)82(1.1)39(1.4)1(0.4)
2006 Graduated college13(0.8)87(0.8)54(1.3)5(0.6)
2006 Unknown56(3.8)44(3.8)13(2.1)#(†)