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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

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

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
Consumer & Homemaking Education Mean 308 298 290 284 280 278 !
s.e. 1.2 2.3 1.9 2.1 3.2 7.6 !
N 3,769 816 762 494 134 41
Student gender
Male Mean 307 298 288 281
s.e. 1.6 3.2 3.3 2.8
N 1,974 393 284 122
Female Mean 308 298 291 285
s.e. 1.3 2.2 1.9 2.6
N 1,785 423 469 370
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 313 305 298 290 288
s.e. 1.3 2.7 2.3 2.2 3.5
N 2,317 489 374 284 77
Black Mean 282 271 272 264 261 !
s.e. 2.4 4.1 3.0 4.3 6.0 !
N 467 156 193 124 42
Hispanic Mean 289 277 276 268 !
s.e. 2.6 4.0 3.2 4.2 !
N 652 132 133 60
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 327 308 !
s.e. 4.0 6.6 !
N 241 29 31
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 312 303 295 287 285
s.e. 1.2 2.1 2.2 2.4 3.4
N 2,728 554 540 345 87
Vocational Mean 270
s.e. 6.6
N 85
Both Mean 300 289 281 278 275 !
s.e. 2.5 3.6 3.6 3.2 6.2 !
N 799 203 163 111 33
Neither Mean 283
s.e. 3.7
N 157
Community type
Urban Mean 304 291 284 288
s.e. 2.1 4.0 2.7 5.4
N 1,172 237 197 101
Suburban Mean 311 303 290 282
s.e. 1.9 2.4 3.5 3.1
N 1,856 391 326 224
Rural Mean 305 294 293 286 285
s.e. 2.4 4.5 2.7 3.6 4.7
N 741 188 239 169 69
School type
Public Mean 306 297
s.e. 1.4 2.5
N 3,361 766
Nonpublic Mean 318 320 !
s.e. 3.4 4.5 !
N 408 50
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 309 298 287 282
s.e. 3.7 5.1 8.2 7.6
N 639 107 85 63
South Mean 304 294 285 278 277 268 !
s.e. 1.9 3.3 3.0 2.8 3.8 3.5 !
N 1,721 370 412 263 79 30
Midwest Mean 314 307 298 291
s.e. 2.5 4.0 2.8 3.0
N 540 181 155 105
West Mean 307 291 288 284
s.e. 2.8 5.3 4.4 8.2
N 869 158 110 63

! 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)