Skip Navigation
small NCES header image

2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 43-A.Mean NAEP mathematics scores of high school graduates, by course credits earned, in subject fields and selected school and student demographic characteristics: 2000 (Mathematics)

Subject fieldStatisticCredits earned in subject field
0 0.01–0.50 0.51–1.00 1.01–2.00 2.01–3.00 3.01–4.00 4.01–5.00 More than 5.00
Mathematics Mean 277 289 305 317 324
s.e. 2.4 1.6 1.4 2.3 3.2
N 330 1,881 2,493 1,018 274
Student gender
Male Mean 278 290 307 321 329
s.e. 3.4 1.8 2.0 3.2 4.0
N 181 897 1,092 480 142
Female Mean 276 289 304 315 319
s.e. 2.7 2.1 1.4 2.1 4.3
N 149 977 1,391 535 131
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 280 295 311 324 331
s.e. 2.7 1.7 1.7 2.4 3.1
N 194 1,053 1,536 609 163
Black Mean 262 ! 266 280 284 287 !
s.e. 4.6 ! 2.8 2.5 4.0 7.6 !
N 47 376 383 157 35
Hispanic Mean 264 279 285 298 301 !
s.e. 3.5 2.1 2.3 5.1 9.3 !
N 67 339 393 148 36
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 310 ! 325 333 334 !
s.e. 10.7 ! 4.4 4.4 5.9 !
N 57 120 77 38
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 286 292 308 320 324
s.e. 3.2 1.9 1.4 2.3 3.5
N 112 1,153 1,946 852 231
Vocational Mean 268 ! 279 !
s.e. 6.5 ! 5.1 !
N 57 61
Both Mean 275 ! 285 298 305 322 !
s.e. 4.5 ! 2.1 2.9 5.1 5.7 !
N 53 539 523 163 43
Neither Mean 273 283
s.e. 3.4 4.5
N 108 128
Community type
Urban Mean 271 283 303 315 317
s.e. 3.9 2.7 2.1 3.9 5.0
N 70 526 727 317 96
Suburban Mean 280 293 307 318 328
s.e. 3.3 2.2 2.3 3.9 4.4
N 162 843 1,202 493 145
Rural Mean 275 287 304 319 316 !
s.e. 3.7 3.3 2.4 3.1 6.2 !
N 98 512 564 208 33
School type
Public Mean 288 304 317
s.e. 1.6 1.4 2.5
N 1,777 2,233 926
Nonpublic Mean 310 319 322
s.e. 2.6 4.1 4.0
N 104 260 92
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 276 291 307 321 322 !
s.e. 4.4 3.8 4.0 7.0 7.3 !
N 64 253 393 151 46
South Mean 268 282 299 310 323
s.e. 4.5 2.4 2.4 3.2 4.2
N 89 916 1,162 533 179
Midwest Mean 281 295 313 326
s.e. 4.9 3.1 2.0 2.7
N 68 306 464 159
West Mean 279 291 304 322
s.e. 4.3 3.8 3.9 4.8
N 109 406 474 175

! Interpret data with caution. Users are cautioned against performing t-tests on cells with NAEP proficiency estimates that have been calculated with less than 62 observations (N). NAEP considers a cell size of 62 the minimum required for performing meaningful comparisons.

‡ Reporting standards not met. Means and standard errors based on less than 30 observations are not reported.

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 23 May 2007 (MH)

Would you like to help us improve our products and website by taking a short survey?

YES, I would like to take the survey

or

No Thanks

The survey consists of a few short questions and takes less than one minute to complete.
National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education