2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

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

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
Religion Mean 300 310 298 ! 319 315 ! 315
s.e. 1.2 4.8 6.4 ! 4.7 4.1 ! 3.9
N 5,519 65 32 79 50 268
Student gender
Male Mean 302 307
s.e. 1.6 7.4
N 2,605 107
Female Mean 299 321
s.e. 1.2 1.9
N 2,893 161
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 306 310 ! 324 314 ! 317
s.e. 1.4 6.4 ! 3.8 4.8 ! 3.0
N 3,155 45 62 37 234
Black Mean 274
s.e. 2.2
N 975
Hispanic Mean 283
s.e. 2.3
N 948
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 323
s.e. 3.7
N 295
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 305 310 ! 321 319 ! 317
s.e. 1.2 5.1 ! 5.3 3.4 ! 3.5
N 3,841 58 69 43 238
Vocational Mean 272
s.e. 4.6
N 139
Both Mean 293
s.e. 2.1
N 1,294
Neither Mean 274
s.e. 2.0
N 245
Community type
Urban Mean 295
s.e. 2.5
N 1,587
Suburban Mean 303 312 ! 310 ! 314
s.e. 1.9 5.2 ! 4.5 ! 5.0
N 2,534 43 40 194
Rural Mean 298
s.e. 2.0
N 1,398
School type
Public Mean 300
s.e. 1.2
N 5,436
Nonpublic Mean 327
s.e. 7.5
N 83
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 301 313 ! 311 ! 314
s.e. 4.2 4.0 ! 5.5 ! 4.2
N 723 33 30 93
South Mean 296 320
s.e. 1.9 1.4
N 2,744 74
Midwest Mean 305
s.e. 2.3
N 892
West Mean 301
s.e. 2.9
N 1,160

! 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)