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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 20-N.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 (Military Science)

CharacteristicMathematics Science
Pearson rho s.e. N Pearson rho s.e. N
Military Science -.06 0.019 6,031 -.07 0.022 7,392
Student gender
Male -.03 0.021 2,809 -.08 0.035 3,402
Female -.09 0.022 3,201 -.07 0.020 3,988
Student race/ethnicity1
White -.01 0.019 3,570 -.03 0.036 4,326
Black -.04 0.032 1,003 -.03 0.026 1,253
Hispanic .04 0.024 995 -.05 0.035 1,212
Asian/Pacific Islander -.05 0.036 312 -.06 0.038 398
American Indian .24 0.096 50 -.06 0.081 72
Other 6 6
Student program
Academic -.07 0.020 4,296 -.08 0.020 5,212
Vocational -.09 0.066 139 -.04 0.083 174
Both -.08 0.028 1,321 -.11 0.060 1,707
Neither .08 0.048 275 -.03 0.059 299
Community type
Urban -.05 0.025 1,736 -.06 0.039 2,105
Suburban -.05 0.026 2,868 -.07 0.022 3,364
Rural -.09 0.041 1,427 -.09 0.061 1,923
School type
Public -.06 0.020 5,538 -.07 0.023 6,936
Nonpublic 493 456
Region of the country2
Northeast # 919 -.01 0.031 1,098
South -.10 0.025 2,883 -.09 0.033 3,577
Midwest # 1,012 -.03 0.022 1,250
West .05 0.039 1,217 -.04 0.050 1,467

— Not available.

† 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 8 March 2007 (HM)

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