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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

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

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
Military Science Mean 302 291 ! 278 278 290 290 !
s.e. 1.2 4.6 ! 3.8 4.0 5.1 6.3 !
N 5,632 58 121 73 62 57
Student gender
Male Mean 303 283 ! 280 ! 295 !
s.e. 1.6 6.9 ! 6.1 ! 6.4 !
N 2,624 54 33 31
Female Mean 301 273 276 ! 283 !
s.e. 1.2 3.4 5.9 ! 6.5 !
N 2,988 66 40 31
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 308 292 !
s.e. 1.2 6.1 !
N 3,438 45
Black Mean 276 261 ! 265 ! 274 !
s.e. 2.4 4.9 ! 4.3 ! 5.9 !
N 821 57 37 32
Hispanic Mean 284
s.e. 2.4
N 932
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 324
s.e. 3.6
N 299
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 307 287 ! 282 278 ! 291 ! 293 !
s.e. 1.2 4.1 ! 4.6 4.9 ! 6.8 ! 6.9 !
N 4,034 39 76 41 39 45
Vocational Mean 273
s.e. 4.8
N 127
Both Mean 294 274 !
s.e. 2.1 5.6 !
N 1,219 35
Neither Mean 277
s.e. 2.8
N 252
Community type
Urban Mean 300 279 !
s.e. 1.9 4.8 !
N 1,603 49
Suburban Mean 305 291 ! 279 !
s.e. 1.9 4.9 ! 6.6 !
N 2,706 41 40
Rural Mean 299 275 !
s.e. 1.9 8.8 !
N 1,323 32
School type
Public Mean 301
s.e. 1.3
N 5,139
Nonpublic Mean 318
s.e. 3.0
N 493
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 303
s.e. 3.6
N 910
South Mean 299 288 ! 274 276 ! 280 ! 280 !
s.e. 1.9 5.9 ! 4.2 4.6 ! 5.1 ! 5.4 !
N 2,565 46 101 57 47 44
Midwest Mean 307
s.e. 1.8
N 987
West Mean 301
s.e. 3.1
N 1,170

! 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)