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District Reading Results by Race/Ethnicity

At grade 4, compared to students of the same race/ethnicity in large central city schools...

  • White students in Atlanta, Austin, Charlotte, the District of Columbia, and Houston had higher average scores. White students in Cleveland had a lower average score.
  • Black students in Boston, Charlotte, Houston, and New York City had higher average scores. Black students in Chicago, the District of Columbia, and Los Angeles had lower average scores. 
  • Hispanic students in Austin, Charlotte, and New York City had higher average scores.  Hispanic students in Los Angeles had a lower average score. 
  • Asian/Pacific Islander students in New York City had a higher average score.

At grade 8, compared to students of the same race/ethnicity in large central city schools…

  • White students in Austin, Charlotte, the District of Columbia, and Houston had higher average scores.
  • Black students in the District of Columbia had a lower average score.
  • Hispanic students in Chicago had a higher average score. Hispanic students in Los Angeles had a lower average score.
  • Asian/Pacific Islander students in Boston had a higher average score.
Percentage of students by race/ethnicity, reading assessment, grade 4 public schools: By urban district, 2005
 
District White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific
Islander
American Indian/
Alaska Native
Unclassified1
Nation  57 17 19 4 1 1
Large central city 21 32 38 7 1 1
Atlanta 11 85 4 1 # #
Austin 30 15 52 3 # #
Boston 12 46 32 10 # #
Charlotte 40 43 11 3 1 2
Chicago 9 48 41 3 # #
Cleveland 19 70 9 # # 1
District of Columbia 4 85 9 2 # #
Houston 12 33 51 3 # #
Los Angeles 9 10 74 7 # #
New York City 15 35 38 12 # #
San Diego 22 12 47 18 # #

Learn more about the NAEP reporting groups on the NAEP website.

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