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U.S. history scores by race/ethnicity and parental education level

Average scale scores in NAEP U.S. history at grade 8, by student-reported highest level of parental education and race/ethnicity: 2006
Race/ethnicity Did not finish high school Graduated from high school Some education after high school Graduated from college
White 251 261 273 282
Black 230 237 250 249
Hispanic 242 246 256 260
Asian/Pacific Islander 275
American Indian/Alaska Native

Check for Statistical Significance

To see if any differences above are statistically significant, view the complete data in the NAEP Data Explorer and click on the button "Find Out" above the table. To learn more about running statistical tests, view "Check Statistical Significance" in the NAEP Data Explorer tutorial.

‡ 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 U.S. History Assessment.

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