Skip Navigation
small NCES header image

2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

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

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 Skills Mean 304 300 300 296 296 296
s.e. 1.5 2.2 2.1 3.1 4.3 5.2
N 3,496 921 805 509 198 62
Student gender
Male Mean 305 302 302 294 296
s.e. 1.8 2.9 3.2 4.7 6.7
N 1,711 449 343 189 82
Female Mean 303 298 299 297 296
s.e. 1.6 2.4 2.7 2.8 3.5
N 1,768 472 458 320 116
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 309 306 308 302 305 302 !
s.e. 1.6 2.4 2.3 3.2 3.7 6.3 !
N 2,188 541 404 267 106 35
Black Mean 275 273 277 276 280 !
s.e. 2.9 4.6 4.0 4.4 6.9 !
N 567 174 135 81 34
Hispanic Mean 289 285 278 279 278 !
s.e. 3.4 2.5 3.0 4.9 5.6 !
N 501 132 181 111 50
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 325 322 ! 325 ! 317 !
s.e. 3.8 7.8 ! 8.5 ! 6.8 !
N 157 46 59 40
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 309 304 304 298 299 302 !
s.e. 1.4 2.1 2.5 3.2 3.8 5.7 !
N 2,439 673 571 387 145 48
Vocational Mean 278
s.e. 5.3
N 87
Both Mean 291 297 300 292 297 !
s.e. 2.1 4.1 3.6 7.3 12.0 !
N 836 195 174 76
Neither Mean 283
s.e. 4.5
N 134
Community type
Urban Mean 301 299 297 292
s.e. 2.3 3.9 3.5 5.5
N 987 255 247 162
Suburban Mean 307 302 302 298 298 299 !
s.e. 2.3 3.1 3.4 3.3 4.9 6.6 !
N 1,668 419 352 262 114 31
Rural Mean 299 297 300 296
s.e. 2.4 4.6 3.4 7.5
N 841 247 206 85
School type
Public Mean 302 299
s.e. 1.6 2.3
N 3,104 870
Nonpublic Mean 319 317 !
s.e. 2.6 4.8 !
N 392 51
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 304 307 296
s.e. 4.3 7.5 14.1
N 685 134 72
South Mean 298 291 298 299 300 297 !
s.e. 2.3 3.7 2.9 4.5 4.8 6.1 !
N 1,760 436 367 208 64 30
Midwest Mean 309 306 308
s.e. 1.9 3.1 3.6
N 641 148 98
West Mean 310 302 299 289 290
s.e. 2.7 3.9 3.2 5.2 3.9
N 410 203 268 209 84

! 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)

Would you like to help us improve our products and website by taking a short survey?

YES, I would like to take the survey

or

No Thanks

The survey consists of a few short questions and takes less than one minute to complete.
National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education