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Reading scores by race/ethnicity and gender

 Grade 4
Grade 8
Average scale scores in NAEP reading for eighth-grade students, by gender and race/ethnicity: 2007
Race/ethnicity Male Female
White 267 277
Black 238 251
Hispanic 242 251
Asian/Pacific Islander 266 275
American Indian/Alaska Native 242 253
NOTE: Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, and Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian. 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), 2007 Reading Assessment.

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