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Students in suburban schools score higher in visual arts than those in city schools

Responding Scale Score
 Creating Task Score

Average creating task score in NAEP visual arts at grade 8, by school location: 2008


  • Students attending suburban schools had a higher average creating task score than students in both city and town schools.
  • The average creating task score of students in suburban schools was not significantly different from the score of students in rural schools.

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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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