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Table: Math Differences

January 04, 2005 1 min read
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Percentage of 4th grade students at or above “basic” and “proficient” in mathematics for charter and other public school students overall, and by student and school characteristics:

Percent at or above basic Percent at or above proficient
Characteristic Charter schools Other public schools Charter schools Other public schools
All students 69%* 76% 25%* 31%
Gender
Male
Female

69*
68*

77
75

27
24

34
29
Race/ethnicity
White
Black
Hispanic

84
51
58

87
54
62

42
9
12

42
10
15
Eligibility for free/reduced-price school lunch
Eligible
Not eligible

53*
81*

62
88

12
37

15
45

Type of location
Central-city
Non-central-city

58*
79

67
80

16*
34

23
35

A version of this article appeared in the January 05, 2005 edition of Education Week as Math Differences

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