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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

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

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
Computer-Related Studies Mean 301 304 302 300 300 300 294 ! 303 !
s.e. 1.9 2.0 1.6 2.6 3.8 3.9 7.0 ! 6.3 !
N 1,854 1,173 1,564 1,020 253 91 32 44
Student gender
Male Mean 299 304 303 305 306 312 !
s.e. 2.3 2.3 2.1 3.1 4.9 5.5 !
N 833 515 726 486 149 49
Female Mean 302 303 301 294 289 282 !
s.e. 2.0 2.4 2.0 2.6 3.5 3.9 !
N 1,015 658 828 531 104 41
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 306 309 308 308 308 304 !
s.e. 2.2 2.2 1.8 2.3 4.6 5.8 !
N 1,078 759 933 567 141 49
Black Mean 275 274 278 271 278 !
s.e. 2.4 5.0 3.0 3.6 6.0 !
N 335 171 242 187 41
Hispanic Mean 282 285 283 285 289 !
s.e. 2.9 3.1 3.4 4.2 5.9 !
N 294 150 279 190 48
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 325 318 328 320 !
s.e. 7.0 3.5 5.8 7.0 !
N 102 67 69 50
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 306 308 306 303 301
s.e. 2.0 2.0 1.9 2.3 4.2
N 1,344 921 1,200 682 123
Vocational Mean 268 !
s.e. 10.0 !
N 59
Both Mean 291 290 292 295 300 303
s.e. 2.5 3.2 3.3 4.4 5.9 4.6
N 341 165 276 289 118 67
Neither Mean 275
s.e. 3.7
N 110
Community type
Urban Mean 296 301 304 294 297
s.e. 3.2 4.4 3.5 3.6 4.7
N 531 307 450 319 70
Suburban Mean 305 305 305 303 300 302 !
s.e. 2.6 2.7 2.9 3.6 6.3 8.3 !
N 956 635 696 416 105 35
Rural Mean 294 303 296 300 302
s.e. 4.0 3.0 2.0 3.7 3.8
N 367 231 418 285 78
School type
Public Mean 299 301 300 299
s.e. 1.9 2.1 1.7 2.8
N 1,762 1,005 1,409 955
Nonpublic Mean 325 321 318 305
s.e. 6.8 2.3 4.5 4.1
N 92 168 155 65
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 306 302 308 298 290 !
s.e. 6.1 4.5 4.6 4.0 5.4 !
N 359 157 205 146 37
South Mean 294 299 300 294 295 303 !
s.e. 3.0 3.6 2.8 3.1 4.0 5.0 !
N 760 457 873 549 142 58
Midwest Mean 303 309 306 310 312 !
s.e. 2.6 3.4 2.8 7.8 10.4 !
N 273 309 203 169 35
West Mean 302 300 299 300 307 !
s.e. 3.2 3.1 3.7 5.9 13.2 !
N 462 250 283 156 39

! 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)