Table 1-A
High school graduates completing first-year algebra before high school, by student characteristic: 2005 and 2009
(Percent)
 
Student characteristic 2005 2009
 
All students 20 26
Sex    
Male 20 25
Female 20 27
Race/ethnicity    
White, non-Hispanic 23 29
Black, non-Hispanic 8 12
Hispanic 10 17
Asian/Pacific Islander 30 48
 

NOTE: American Indian/Alaska Native students are included in "all students" but are not shown separately due to small sample sizes.

SOURCE: Nord C, Roey S, Perkins R, Lyons M, Lemanski N, Brown J, Schuknecht J, America's High School Graduates: Results of the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study, NCES 2011-462 (2011).

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