2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

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

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
Special Education Mean 303 297 292 290 281 ! 246
s.e. 1.1 3.5 5.2 15.8 10.6 ! 6.1
N 5,320 253 214 115 47 52
Student gender
Male Mean 305 302 295 289 !
s.e. 1.5 6.4 5.4 16.2 !
N 2,449 117 118 55
Female Mean 302 294 289 292 !
s.e. 1.1 3.2 6.1 17.3 !
N 2,858 136 94 55
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 310 300 297 304 !
s.e. 1.2 3.9 6.6 17.0 !
N 3,174 155 115 55
Black Mean 276 282 !
s.e. 2.4 8.2 !
N 904 31
Hispanic Mean 287 287 ! 273 !
s.e. 2.3 6.6 ! 4.7 !
N 835 50 55
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 325
s.e. 3.3
N 282
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 308 300 298 299 288 ! 238
s.e. 1.1 2.9 6.1 15.9 9.7 ! 12.9
N 3,838 177 127 76 31 30
Vocational Mean 274
s.e. 5.5
N 107
Both Mean 295 305 ! 288 !
s.e. 2.2 15.8 ! 7.0 !
N 1,164 44 58
Neither Mean 282
s.e. 3.1
N 211
Community type
Urban Mean 301 295 293 !
s.e. 2.0 11.2 4.5 !
N 1,567 69 57
Suburban Mean 306 299 295 301
s.e. 1.8 4.6 9.8 16.9
N 2,485 138 94 77
Rural Mean 301 294 ! 286
s.e. 2.0 5.4 ! 4.1
N 1,268 46 63
School type
Public Mean 302
s.e. 1.2
N 4,828
Nonpublic Mean 318
s.e. 3.1
N 492
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 307 267 !
s.e. 3.0 8.2 !
N 783 35
South Mean 298 292 301 263 !
s.e. 1.8 6.4 10.2 6.6 !
N 2,646 75 95 33
Midwest Mean 308
s.e. 1.7
N 926
West Mean 304 303 289 !
s.e. 3.0 4.2 4.9 !
N 965 123 54

! 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)