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Important: This database is not kept up to date and should be treated as a historical snapshot of data from the 2009-10 school year. For ProPublica's latest data on public and charter schools, check out Miseducation.

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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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Educational Access in California

Districts with 3,000 or more students.

Percentage of relevant students who...

National Average

AP Pass Rate



Take Chemistry



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1% Am Indian

12% Asian

7% Black

52% Hispanic

26% White

At a Glance

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