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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

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

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
Fine Arts Mean 299 300 299 300 301 306 310 309
s.e. 2.1 2.1 1.7 1.8 2.2 2.4 2.7 2.0
N 1,009 471 1,430 1,194 679 484 307 457
Student gender
Male Mean 301 300 302 301 302 311 314 312
s.e. 2.7 2.2 2.3 2.1 3.4 4.0 4.2 3.5
N 591 264 716 488 284 187 103 176
Female Mean 297 299 297 300 300 304 308 307
s.e. 2.3 3.0 2.2 2.2 2.7 2.3 3.0 2.1
N 417 207 701 701 395 297 204 279
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 304 304 307 306 308 311 315 313
s.e. 2.5 2.6 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.2
N 620 271 733 665 411 324 216 330
Black Mean 278 275 272 273 272 275 ! 280 ! 285 !
s.e. 3.0 4.8 2.7 2.8 5.7 5.7 ! 7.1 ! 5.7 !
N 183 70 274 205 114 60 40 57
Hispanic Mean 283 281 284 284 283 286 284 ! 292 !
s.e. 3.8 5.1 3.4 3.3 3.2 5.2 8.8 ! 5.0 !
N 151 84 291 212 104 74 38 41
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 325 ! 322 ! 327 318 319 !
s.e. 7.4 ! 7.9 ! 4.9 4.8 6.3 !
N 42 34 70 83 33
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 306 306 305 304 304 309 312 310
s.e. 1.9 2.4 1.8 1.9 2.5 2.6 2.7 1.9
N 581 328 928 890 531 385 258 395
Vocational Mean 268 ! 266 !
s.e. 6.8 ! 8.1 !
N 44 36
Both Mean 292 284 292 294 294 303 305 ! 311 !
s.e. 3.8 4.2 2.4 3.1 5.0 5.3 7.1 ! 8.3 !
N 340 93 415 218 108 74 36 37
Neither Mean 289 ! 279 !
s.e. 8.1 ! 3.7 !
N 44 51
Community type
Urban Mean 293 296 294 300 296 301 309 313
s.e. 4.3 4.0 2.5 3.0 5.0 6.0 4.6 4.5
N 262 122 384 401 195 150 93 129
Suburban Mean 304 300 302 302 303 311 312 309
s.e. 2.6 2.8 2.8 2.6 3.6 3.8 4.1 2.6
N 507 259 682 497 327 222 140 234
Rural Mean 290 303 298 297 301 302 305 304
s.e. 4.1 4.0 2.8 3.7 3.2 2.7 5.6 3.2
N 240 90 364 296 157 112 74 94
School type
Public Mean 298 298 298 298 299 305
s.e. 2.2 2.4 1.7 1.8 2.4 2.5
N 936 408 1,345 1,086 597 453
Nonpublic Mean 313 307 320 323 314 320 !
s.e. 7.4 3.7 4.2 3.7 5.9 9.0 !
N 73 63 85 108 82 31
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 302 302 295 305 301 318 312 ! 319 !
s.e. 2.8 4.0 4.3 5.7 5.8 6.2 9.0 ! 6.6 !
N 171 104 210 175 105 67 46 41
South Mean 292 288 296 295 297 304 303 305
s.e. 2.3 3.5 2.4 2.3 4.8 3.8 3.5 2.7
N 514 172 740 533 294 239 155 236
Midwest Mean 304 306 308 306 305 308 314 308
s.e. 8.6 2.9 2.5 2.5 3.0 4.1 4.7 4.2
N 97 89 191 229 136 100 64 106
West Mean 305 303 299 295 301 295 315 ! 314
s.e. 3.9 4.7 3.4 4.4 5.5 6.4 6.5 ! 4.2
N 227 106 289 257 144 78 42 74

! 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)