Change in twelfth-grade NAEP writing average scores, by race/ethnicity
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- Average scores for White, Black, and Asian/Pacific Islander students were higher in 2007 than in 2002.
- The average score for White students was higher in 2007 than in 1998.
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* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2007.
NOTE: Sample sizes were insufficient to permit reliable estimates for American Indian students in 2002. Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian, and American Indian includes Alaska Native. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. 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), 1998, 2002, and 2007 Writing Assessments.