Skip Navigation
small NCES header image

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)

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