2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 49.Mean NAEP science scores of high school graduates, by completion status of minimum core course curriculum credits: 2000

Minimum core curriculum creditsNAEP science scores of graduates who:
Earned minimum core curriculum credits Did not earn minimum core curriculum credits
Mean s.e. Mean s.e.
4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 3 Math + 3 Sci. + 1/2 Comp. + 2 F.L. 159 1.5 144 1.0
4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 3 Math + 3 Sci. + 1/2 Comp. 156 1.5 145 1.1
4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 3 Math + 3 Sci. + 2 F.L. 159 1.0 135 1.4
4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 3 Math + 3 Sci. 155 1.1 135 1.7
4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 2 Math + 2 Sci. 149 1.0 139 2.4

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.


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