Interracial Best Friendships: Relationship with 10th Graders’ Academic Achievement Level (Report)

The authors examined the relationships between interracial best friendships and 10th-grade students’ academic achievement. The analysis consisted of data from 13,134 participants in the ELS:2002 database. The results indicated that interracial best friendships for minority students (African Americans, Latino Americans, Asian Americans, and American Indians) generally have a positive relationship with students’ academic achievement. Discussion and implications of the results are presented. **********

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