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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 45-D.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.)

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. 309 1.2 3,768 289 1.7 2,263
Student gender
Male 312 1.7 1,639 290 2.1 1,170
Female 306 1.1 2,111 289 1.8 1,090
Student race/ethnicity1
White 315 1.3 2,338 295 1.9 1,232
Black 278 2.5 664 269 3.4 339
Hispanic 294 2.4 476 274 2.4 519
Asian/Pacific Islander 332 3.9 192 307 3.2 120
American Indian
Other
Student program
Academic 311 1.2 2,944 295 1.9 1,352
Vocational 0 272 4.6 139
Both 299 2.4 824 285 2.2 497
Neither 0 278 2.7 275
Community type
Urban 304 2.6 1,099 289 2.6 637
Suburban 312 1.9 1,791 291 2.7 1,077
Rural 306 2.1 878 287 2.7 549
School type
Public 308 1.2 3,446 288 1.8 2,092
Nonpublic 319 4.1 322 314 3.8 171
Region of the country2
Northeast 311 3.1 539 291 5.0 380
South 302 1.8 2,188 281 2.8 695
Midwest 317 1.7 557 295 2.9 455
West 316 4.5 484 290 3.3 733

† 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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