Which groups of students had the highest shares missing three or more days?: Share of eighth-graders missing three or more days of school in the month prior to the 2015 NAEP mathematics assessment, by group

3–4, 5–10, and more than 10 days
Has an IEP 26.0%
Hispanic ELL 24.1%
Native American or other 24.0%
Free-lunch-eligible 23.2%
Black 23.0%
Girl 20.2%
All students 19.2%
Hispanic non-ELL 19.1%
Not IEP-eligible 18.3%
White 18.3%
Boy 18.2%
Reduced-price-lunch-eligible 17.9%
Not eligible for FRPL 15.4%
Asian ELL 13.3%
Asian non-ELL 8.8%

Notes: This chart represents the aggregate of data for students who missed 3–4 days, 5–10 days, and more than 10 days of school. Students are grouped by gender, race/ethnicity and ELL status, FRPL eligibility, and IEP status. ELL stands for English language learner; IEP stands for individualized education program (learning plan designed for each student who is identified as having a disability); and FRPL stands for free or reduced-price lunch (federally funded meal programs for students of families meeting certain income guidelines).

Source: EPI analysis of National Assessment of Educational Progress microdata, 2015

View the underlying data on epi.org.