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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 45-E.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. + 2 Math + 2 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. + 2 Math + 2 Sci. 304 1.1 4,908 293 2.3 1,123
Student gender
Male 306 1.6 2,214 293 2.6 595
Female 302 1.1 2,674 294 2.7 527
Student race/ethnicity1
White 310 1.2 2,951 298 2.5 619
Black 275 2.3 840 273 4.8 163
Hispanic 287 2.4 762 275 3.3 233
Asian/Pacific Islander 329 4.2 230 308 3.8 82
American Indian
Other
Student program
Academic 307 1.1 3,699 303 2.7 597
Vocational 273 5.3 114
Both 294 2.2 1,147 289 3.8 174
Neither 280 3.0 238
Community type
Urban 300 2.2 1,394 292 3.8 342
Suburban 306 1.9 2,354 297 3.4 514
Rural 301 2.1 1,160 289 3.5 267
School type
Public 302 1.2 4,516 291 2.5 1,022
Nonpublic 317 3.4 392 319 5.0 101
Region of the country2
Northeast 306 3.2 700 295 6.3 219
South 298 1.8 2,606 288 4.3 277
Midwest 310 2.0 721 299 3.6 291
West 306 3.2 881 289 4.7 336

‡ 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 23 May 2007 (MH)

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