Fourth-grade NAEP civics achievement-level results, by race/ethnicity
- The percentages at or above Basic and at or above Proficient for White and Hispanic fourth-graders were higher in 2006 than in 1998.
‡ Reporting standards not met. Sample size is insufficient to permit a reliable estimate.
* Significantly different from 2006.
NOTE: The percentages presented here for 1998 are based on school reports on students’ race/ethnicity, and differ from those presented previously which were based on student self-identification. 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 and 2006 Civics Assessments.
To read more about achievement levels and how they are set, see Reporting the Assessment—Scale Scores and Achievement Levels.