2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 20-G.Correlation of NAEP mathematics and science scores of high school graduates with number of course credits earned, by subject field and selected school and student demographic characteristics: 2000 (Computer-Related Studies)

CharacteristicMathematics Science
Pearson rho s.e. N Pearson rho s.e. N
Computer-Related Studies -.01 0.027 6,031 # 7,392
Student gender
Male .07 0.031 2,809 .08 0.026 3,402
Female -.12 0.028 3,201 -.11 0.029 3,988
Student race/ethnicity1
White # 3,570 .01 0.026 4,326
Black -.01 0.045 1,003 .02 0.035 1,253
Hispanic .06 0.043 995 .06 0.057 1,212
Asian/Pacific Islander .02 0.112 312 -.03 0.074 398
American Indian -.42 0.128 50 .06 0.150 72
Other -.14 0.152 6 -.01 0.478 6
Student program
Academic -.03 0.029 4,296 -.05 0.024 5,212
Vocational # 139 .12 0.072 174
Both .11 0.041 1,321 .18 0.046 1,707
Neither .05 0.064 275 # 299
Community type
Urban -.01 0.047 1,736 .03 0.066 2,105
Suburban -.03 0.042 2,868 -.02 0.034 3,364
Rural .06 0.038 1,427 .05 0.029 1,923
School type
Public .01 0.028 5,538 .02 0.024 6,936
Nonpublic -.25 0.108 493 -.10 0.051 456
Region of the country2
Northeast -.15 0.046 919 -.14 0.046 1,098
South .03 0.040 2,883 .04 0.032 3,577
Midwest .04 0.079 1,012 .02 0.034 1,250
West .03 0.063 1,217 .05 0.076 1,467

† Not applicable.

# Rounds to zero.

1 American Indian includes Alaska Native, Black includes African American, Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian, and Hispanic includes Latino. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin unless specified.

2 "Region of the country" refers to the Census-defined regions. For more information about Census-defined regions, see the U.S. Census Bureau online publication "Census Regions and Divisions of the United States" (http://www.census.gov/geo/www/us_regdiv.pdf [1.1M PDF]).

NOTE: Sample size counts for student gender and student race/ethnicity do not sum to totals because the "Not Reported" categories were not included in the table.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2000.


Last updated 21 May 2007 (MH)