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No significant changes for any racial/ethnic group at grade 12


Average twelfth-grade NAEP civics scores, by race/ethnicity


  • There were no significant changes for any racial/ethnic group in average score when comparing 2006 with 1998.

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Family income

‡ Reporting standards not met. Sample size is insufficient to permit a reliable estimate.
NOTE: The scores 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.

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