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Average scores in visual arts for students eligible for National School Lunch Program lower than for students not eligible

Responding Scale Score
 Creating Task Score

Average creating task score in NAEP visual arts at grade 8, by eligibility for free/reduced-price school lunch: 2008


  • The average creating task score of students eligible for the National School Lunch Program was lower than that of students who were not eligible. There is a 9-point score gap between the two groups.

NOTE: View complete data (20KB XLS) with standard errors. Results are not shown for students whose eligibility status was not available.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2008 Arts Assessment.

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