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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 45-C.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. + 2 F.L.)

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. + 2 F.L. 314 1.1 3,040 289 1.5 2,991
Student gender
Male 319 1.6 1,268 290 1.9 1,541
Female 311 1.1 1,757 288 1.5 1,444
Student race/ethnicity1
White 319 1.2 1,921 295 1.7 1,649
Black 285 2.9 461 266 2.6 542
Hispanic 297 2.2 410 275 2.2 585
Asian/Pacific Islander 334 3.6 178 307 3.2 134
American Indian
Other
Student program
Academic 315 1.1 2,473 294 1.7 1,823
Vocational 0 272 4.6 139
Both 307 2.3 567 283 1.9 754
Neither 0 278 2.7 275
Community type
Urban 310 2.4 921 286 2.2 815
Suburban 316 1.8 1,512 290 2.4 1,356
Rural 312 1.7 607 289 2.5 820
School type
Public 313 1.2 2,739 287 1.6 2,799
Nonpublic 321 4.1 301 313 3.3 192
Region of the country2
Northeast 316 3.1 446 289 4.4 473
South 308 1.8 1,734 279 2.1 1,149
Midwest 321 1.5 438 296 2.4 574
West 319 3.8 422 290 3.5 795

† 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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