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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 23.Correlation of NAEP mathematics and science scores of high school graduates with graduation class size, by selected school and student demographic characteristics: 2000

CharacteristicMathematics Science
Pearson rho s.e. N Pearson rho s.e. N
TOTAL .01 0.033 5,114 -.01 0.028 6,336
Student gender
Male .04 0.033 2,403 # 2,933
Female -.02 0.041 2,690 -.01 0.030 3,401
Student race/ethnicity1
White .03 0.032 3,033 .03 0.030 3,773
Black .02 0.065 803 -.01 0.045 1,005
Hispanic -.04 0.078 890 -.15 0.054 1,055
Asian/Pacific Islander -.17 0.096 266 .01 0.065 337
American Indian .16 0.097 47 .18 0.094 62
Other -.41 0.334 5 -.20 0.329 5
Student program
Academic .02 0.035 3,585 -.01 0.031 4,428
Vocational .16 0.101 126 -.11 0.085 149
Both # 1,161 # 1,491
Neither -.15 0.079 242 -.12 0.071 268
Community type
Urban .01 0.070 1,502 -.01 0.056 1,831
Suburban -.02 0.044 2,394 -.04 0.036 2,865
Rural # 1,218 -.03 0.056 1,640
School type
Public .05 0.034 4,798 .03 0.030 6,027
Nonpublic -.05 0.086 316 -.06 0.053 309
Region of the country2
Northeast .01 0.120 591 .06 0.099 732
South .06 0.061 2,475 .02 0.051 3,110
Midwest -.01 0.057 912 -.03 0.052 1,117
West # 1,136 .01 0.085 1,377

† 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]).

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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