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Average Test Scores by Number of Household Books, Grade 12 (2005–2006)

Average science score Average civics score Average history score1
Reported number of books at home
More than 100 161 167 305
26-100 147 150 289
11-25 132 134 275
0-10 122 123 265
1. Science and civics scores range from 0 to 300. History scores range from 0 to 500.
Source: National Endowment for the Arts, To Read or Not To Read: A Question of National Consequence, November 2007.

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