2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 48-N.Mean NAEP science scores of high school graduates, by course credits earned in subject fields and selected school and student demographic characteristics: 2000 (Military Science)

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
Military Science Mean 148 131 134 128 132 133
s.e. 1.0 4.7 3.5 3.6 4.6 8.6
N 6,896 69 154 87 80 79
Student gender
Male Mean 150 138 134 ! 136 ! 125 !
s.e. 1.3 4.0 5.4 ! 7.1 ! 14.7 !
N 3,171 73 40 38 38
Female Mean 147 131 124 ! 142 !
s.e. 1.1 5.4 4.6 ! 6.0 ! 7.4 !
N 3,724 81 47 41 41
Student race/ethnicity1
White Mean 154 149 !
s.e. 1.1 5.1 !
N 4,161 60
Black Mean 123 119 ! 119 ! 124 ! 110 ! 122 !
s.e. 1.8 6.0 ! 2.9 ! 4.8 ! 4.2 ! 4.6 !
N 1,044 36 60 36 35 34
Hispanic Mean 130
s.e. 2.1
N 1,118
Asian/Pacific Islander Mean 158
s.e. 2.9
N 386
American Indian Mean
s.e.
N
Other Mean
s.e.
N
Student program
Academic Mean 153 132 ! 137 132 ! 135 ! 140 !
s.e. 1.0 5.7 ! 3.4 4.9 ! 5.2 ! 6.6 !
N 4,852 56 110 56 54 60
Vocational Mean 127
s.e. 3.5
N 165
Both Mean 139 130 !
s.e. 1.9 6.9 !
N 1,589 40
Neither Mean 126
s.e. 2.8
N 290
Community type
Urban Mean 145 134 127 !
s.e. 2.4 5.7 5.5 !
N 1,925 64 39
Suburban Mean 151 130 ! 133 ! 137 !
s.e. 1.3 5.0 ! 6.6 ! 5.8 !
N 3,163 47 30 31
Rural Mean 145
s.e. 2.0
N 1,808
School type
Public Mean 147
s.e. 1.1
N 6,440
Nonpublic Mean 163
s.e. 1.9
N 456
Region of the country2
Northeast Mean 151
s.e. 3.0
N 1,076
South Mean 144 128 ! 135 128 ! 128 ! 127 !
s.e. 1.4 4.7 ! 4.2 4.9 ! 5.9 ! 9.9 !
N 3,201 59 115 58 60 61
Midwest Mean 152
s.e. 1.4
N 1,215
West Mean 147
s.e. 3.0
N 1,404

! 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)