2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 43-P.Mean NAEP mathematics scores of high school graduates, by course credits earned, in subject fields and selected school and student demographic characteristics: 2000 (All Courses Other Than Above)

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
All Courses Other Than Above Mean 302 298 293 294 280 ! 289 !
s.e. 1.1 4.5 7.6 13.3 13.5 ! 4.9 !
N 5,454 257 141 82 39 43
Student gender
Male Mean 303 302 298 ! 297 !
s.e. 1.3 8.2 14.8 ! 13.5 !
N 2,541 126 59 34
Female Mean 301 295 289 293 !
s.e. 1.2 3.8 4.7 14.0 !
N 2,892 131 82 48
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 308 304 300 303 !
s.e. 1.2 5.5 10.7 14.4 !
N 3,257 167 65 34
Black Mean 275 269 !
s.e. 2.1 5.7 !
N 907 34
Hispanic Mean 285 277 ! 280 !
s.e. 2.2 6.1 ! 6.8 !
N 859 48 50
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 325
s.e. 3.4
N 287
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 307 298 295 302 !
s.e. 1.1 4.5 7.6 16.2 !
N 3,912 193 98 60
Vocational Mean 273
s.e. 4.3
N 121
Both Mean 293 309 !
s.e. 2.0 11.1 !
N 1,222 53
Neither Mean 279 285 !
s.e. 3.2 6.4 !
N 199 32
Community type
Urban Mean 299 302 ! 291 ! 308 !
s.e. 1.8 9.7 ! 6.3 ! 36.0 !
N 1,577 61 30 40
Suburban Mean 305 297 305 294 !
s.e. 1.7 7.0 13.8 5.6 !
N 2,579 143 64 30
Rural Mean 299 300 ! 282 !
s.e. 1.9 9.1 ! 8.4 !
N 1,298 53 47
School type
Public Mean 301
s.e. 1.1
N 4,994
Nonpublic Mean 318
s.e. 3.0
N 460
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 304
s.e. 3.4
N 856
South Mean 297 296 291 !
s.e. 1.8 7.6 18.9 !
N 2,633 152 56
Midwest Mean 308 307 !
s.e. 1.8 19.2 !
N 902 38
West Mean 303 298 285 !
s.e. 2.8 6.3 7.4 !
N 1,063 64 56

! 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)