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Is Your State Providing Equal Access to Education?

ProPublica analyzed federal education data from the 2009-2010 school year to examine whether states provide high-poverty schools equal access to advanced courses and special programs that researchers say will help them later in life. This is the first nationwide picture of exactly which courses are being taken at which schools and districts across the country. More than three-quarters of all public school children are represented. Read our story and our methodology.

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Toppenish School District

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Students Inexp. Teachers Avg. AP Courses Schools offering
Gifted/Talented Education
This District
3,245
11% 4 5
State 833K 7% 8 644

District Schools

 
State Average

Percentage of relevant students who...

Get Free/Reduced Price Lunch

38%
88%

88%

Take at Least One AP Course

18%
10%

10%

AP Pass Rate

49%
0%

0%

Take Advanced Math

15%
12%

12%

Are in a Gifted/Talented Program

8%
4%

4%

Take Chemistry

14%
5%

5%

Take Physics

7%
1%

1%

Are

2%

14% Am Indian
10%

0% Asian
7%

0% Black
16%

82% Hispanic
64%

3% White