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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 43-J.Mean NAEP mathematics scores of high school graduates, by course credits earned, in subject fields and selected school and student demographic characteristics: 2000 (Specific 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
Specific Labor Market Preparation Mean 312 312 307 303 299 296 295 288
s.e. 2.2 2.4 1.9 1.6 1.7 2.1 2.4 2.7
N 763 521 845 1,159 814 581 442 906
Student gender
Male Mean 313 313 308 307 304 299 298 290
s.e. 3.4 3.2 3.0 2.5 2.1 3.0 2.6 3.4
N 270 198 332 550 394 318 226 521
Female Mean 312 312 306 300 294 292 291 283
s.e. 2.3 2.8 2.5 1.8 1.8 2.5 3.7 2.5
N 493 323 511 607 419 260 210 378
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 318 317 312 311 306 303 303 290
s.e. 2.2 2.0 2.1 1.6 1.9 2.4 2.2 3.2
N 484 319 513 684 452 328 245 545
Black Mean 280 285 278 276 272 271 269 269
s.e. 3.5 7.2 4.8 2.9 3.4 4.9 4.6 3.4
N 111 66 127 200 157 100 85 157
Hispanic Mean 292 290 285 280 284 278 279 286
s.e. 4.2 4.4 3.3 3.4 2.9 3.7 5.0 4.8
N 103 77 149 185 154 107 78 142
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 327 ! 328 ! 330 ! 321 319 !
s.e. 6.0 ! 11.0 ! 6.1 ! 5.2 6.1 !
N 61 43 45 62 34
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 314 313 308 305 300 295 301 287
s.e. 2.2 2.3 2.0 1.6 1.7 2.4 3.9 5.3
N 719 490 799 1,095 651 337 142 63
Vocational Mean
s.e.
N
Both Mean 299 302 296 290
s.e. 4.4 3.3 3.1 2.7
N 113 205 260 743
Neither Mean 279 ! 298 ! 268 ! 275
s.e. 6.7 ! 7.6 ! 6.4 ! 4.5
N 44 31 46 64
Community type
Urban Mean 311 309 305 296 292 295 289 287
s.e. 3.7 4.7 4.4 2.7 3.3 4.6 4.8 4.2
N 268 146 245 357 208 146 123 243
Suburban Mean 314 314 310 306 301 295 296 289
s.e. 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.9 3.8 4.8
N 405 330 430 547 396 255 169 336
Rural Mean 307 308 ! 300 306 300 297 296 286
s.e. 6.1 4.0 ! 3.0 2.1 2.3 3.6 2.7 3.1
N 90 45 170 255 210 180 150 327
School type
Public Mean 310 310 305 302 299
s.e. 2.3 2.8 2.1 1.8 1.7
N 652 401 736 1,056 778
Nonpublic Mean 326 320 318 313 304 !
s.e. 6.0 2.5 5.3 3.5 6.5 !
N 111 120 109 103 36
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 319 313 311 301 300 294 293 ! 275
s.e. 4.4 3.7 3.9 4.3 2.2 5.0 6.5 ! 3.3
N 168 105 137 179 104 72 44 110
South Mean 309 307 303 300 295 292 289 283
s.e. 4.9 4.0 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.6 3.2 3.1
N 264 192 374 550 434 305 248 516
Midwest Mean 313 319 314 312 306 302 302 294
s.e. 3.9 4.5 3.8 1.9 3.4 3.7 5.6 6.7
N 136 88 141 202 114 98 79 154
West Mean 309 310 301 299 299 296 295 295
s.e. 3.7 4.3 5.5 3.5 4.3 7.8 5.9 5.6
N 195 136 193 228 162 106 71 126

! 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)

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