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District Science Results for Students With Disabilities Who Could Be Assessed

Compared to students in large central city schools...

  • at grade 4 in Austin and Charlotte, students with disabilities who could be assessed had higher average scores, while in Los Angeles and New York City such students had lower average scores.
  • at grade 8 in Austin, Charlotte, and San Diego, students with disabilities who could be assessed had higher average scores, while in Atlanta, Chicago, and Los Angeles such students had lower average scores. 
Average fourth-grade NAEP science scores and percentage of students with disabilities who could be assessed within each achievement level in 2005

# The estimate rounds to zero.
* Average scores are significantly different from large central city public schools.
** Average scores are significantly different from the nation (public schools).
NOTE: The NAEP science scale ranges from 0 to 300. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. The shaded bars are graphed using unrounded numbers. View complete data with standard errors for scale scores in districts and the nation or large central cities, and achievement levels in districts and the nation or large central cities.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2005 Trial Urban District Science Assessment.

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

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