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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

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

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
General Labor Market Preparation Mean 308 301 296 290 283 282 !
s.e. 1.8 1.4 2.1 2.2 3.9 4.9 !
N 2,657 1,398 1,134 557 198 57
Student gender
Male Mean 309 304 299 293 286
s.e. 2.1 1.9 3.2 2.7 6.2
N 1,231 632 494 292 108
Female Mean 307 299 295 288 278
s.e. 2.0 1.6 1.7 2.8 3.9
N 1,424 766 632 263 83
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 313 307 303 298 289 287 !
s.e. 1.8 1.6 2.1 2.3 5.0 5.7 !
N 1,605 810 669 321 107 37
Black Mean 281 274 273 266 257 !
s.e. 3.6 2.7 4.2 4.2 5.5 !
N 334 255 240 122 40
Hispanic Mean 289 286 277 270 273 !
s.e. 2.9 2.8 4.0 4.9 5.7 !
N 507 221 142 80 33
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 329 311 329 !
s.e. 4.0 3.0 8.8 !
N 167 75 43
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 313 304 300 296 285 284 !
s.e. 1.8 1.3 1.8 3.0 4.3 7.4 !
N 1,984 1,024 780 338 116 34
Vocational Mean 267 ! 274 ! 278 !
s.e. 9.9 ! 5.7 ! 4.6 !
N 40 19 32 32
Both Mean 295 296 294 287 286 !
s.e. 2.3 4.1 4.6 3.1 11.6 !
N 521 295 288 144 54
Neither Mean 286 273 ! 275 ! 272 !
s.e. 4.8 4.7 ! 6.1 ! 5.8 !
N 112 60 34 43
Community type
Urban Mean 307 295 286 286 284 !
s.e. 2.5 3.4 5.2 5.7 8.6 !
N 844 462 275 101 34
Suburban Mean 310 304 300 290 281
s.e. 2.9 2.0 2.9 3.3 9.1
N 1,344 639 521 264 69
Rural Mean 302 301 297 293 284
s.e. 3.3 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.8
N 469 297 338 192 95
School type
Public Mean 306 300 296
s.e. 1.9 1.5 2.2
N 2,296 1,311 1,097
Nonpublic Mean 319 319 314 !
s.e. 4.1 4.4 3.5 !
N 361 87 37
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 311 302 293 285 !
s.e. 5.3 4.2 4.3 5.8 !
N 498 178 151 60
South Mean 303 296 293 284 277
s.e. 2.6 2.2 2.9 3.1 5.2
N 1,200 617 607 298 113
Midwest Mean 313 306 304 303
s.e. 2.9 1.7 4.3 2.9
N 405 256 213 92
West Mean 307 299 295 289 285 !
s.e. 4.1 3.5 6.2 4.8 4.5 !
N 554 347 163 107 37

! 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)