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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 45-B.Mean NAEP mathematics scores of high school graduates, by completion status of minimum core course curriculum credits and selected school and student demographic characteristics: 2000 (4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 3 Math + 3 Sci. + 1/2 Comp.)

CharacteristicNAEP mathematics scores of graduates who:
Earned minimum core curriculum credits Did not earn minimum core curriculum credits
Mean s.e. N Mean s.e. N
4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 3 Math + 3 Sci. + 1/2 Comp. 310 1.8 1,425 299 1.3 4,606
Student gender
Male 317 2.3 658 298 1.6 2,151
Female 304 1.7 760 299 1.4 2,441
Student race/ethnicity1
White 316 1.6 873 305 1.4 2,697
Black 280 3.3 245 273 2.3 758
Hispanic 297 3.5 194 281 2.3 801
Asian/Pacific Islander 334 6.0 86 319 4.7 226
American Indian
Other
Student program
Academic 312 1.7 1,137 304 1.4 3,159
Vocational 0 272 4.6 139
Both 304 3.8 288 291 2.0 1,033
Neither 0 278 2.7 275
Community type
Urban 303 3.8 431 297 1.8 1,305
Suburban 316 2.9 587 301 2.0 2,281
Rural 308 2.7 407 295 2.5 1,020
School type
Public 309 2.0 1,302 297 1.3 4,236
Nonpublic 317 3.1 123 318 3.7 370
Region of the country2
Northeast 311 4.2 163 302 4.1 756
South 306 2.8 857 293 1.8 2,026
Midwest 316 3.5 216 305 1.8 796
West 318 4.0 189 298 3.1 1,028

† Not applicable. Because of the definitions of the student program types, it is not possible for Vocational or Neither students to take the course combinations shown in all but the last set of indicated minimum credits. Students who took 4 years of English, 3 years of Social Studies, 3 years of Science, and 3 years of Mathematics are, by definition, classified as Academic or Both.

‡ Reporting standards not met. Means and standard errors based on less than 30 observations are not reported. If necessary, so as not to disclose the number of observations in these cells, other cells were 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]).

NOTE: Subject field abbreviations used in this table include Eng. = English, S.S. = Social Studies, Math = Mathematics, Sci. = Science, Comp. = Computer Science, and F.L. = Foreign Languages.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2000.


Last updated 14 March 2007 (HM)

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