Student Proficiency: 3rd Grade Math by Race/Ethnicity & Location

New York Finger Lakes Region

Cross-segmenting the data by district location and race/ethnicity highlights a few patterns. All racial/ethnic populations have the lowest student proficiency rates in Rochester, and highest rates in the rest of Monroe County. Also, regardless of district location, the white proficiency rates are significantly higher than the African-American and Latino rates. While a significant racial-ethnic disparity is seen in the suburban districts, it is proportionally much smaller than in the other areas. It is striking that whites and Latinos have significantly higher proficiency rates in the other counties compared to Rochester, but African-Americans do not.

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