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Average scores, TIMSS benchmark results, and standard errors (S.E.) in TIMSS eighth-grade mathematics, by validation state and type of result: 2011
Validation states Type of result Average score S.E. Percentage of students at or above TIMSS benchmarks
Advanced S.E. High S.E. Intermediate S.E. Low S.E.
Alabama Actual 466
5.9 2 0.8 15 2.5 46 3.1 79
2.2
Predicted 469
3.8 2 0.8 15 2.3 48 2.7 82
1.8
California Actual 493
4.9 5 0.9 24 2.5 59 2.8 87
1.7
Predicted 486
3.5 5 1.0 23 2.2 56 2.2 85
1.5
Colorado Actual 518 4.9 8 1.1 35 2.7 71 2.5 93
1.1
Predicted 530* 3.4 11 1.8 41 2.8 75 2.0 94
0.8
Connecticut Actual 518 4.8 10 1.3 37 2.9 69 2.5 91
1.4
Predicted 526 3.3 10 1.5 39 2.7 74 2.1 94* 0.9
Florida Actual 513
6.4 8 1.6 31 3.2 68 3.3 94
1.3
Predicted 518
3.0 8 1.3 34 2.7 71 2.2 93
0.9
Indiana Actual 522
5.1 7 1.2 35 3.3 74 2.3 95
1.0
Predicted 522
3.2 7 0.9 36 2.2 74 2.1 95
1.1
Massachusetts Actual 561
5.3 19 3.0 57 3.2 88 1.4 98
0.3
Predicted 556
3.1 19 2.0 56 2.7 85 1.7 97
0.5
Minnesota Actual 545
4.6 13 2.3 49 2.8 83 1.9 97
0.7
Predicted 533*
3.2 12 1.9 43 2.8 77* 1.8 95*
0.7
North Carolina Actual 537
6.8 14 2.6 44 3.6 78 2.5 95
1.3
Predicted 525
3.2 10 1.4 39 2.5 73 2.0 94
0.9
* Significantly different (p < .05) from actual results.
NOTE: Validation states are those U.S. states that participated in the 2011 TIMSS assessment at the state level. The results for validation states include public schools only.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2011 Mathematics Assessment; and International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), 2011.

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Average scores and standard errors (S.E.) in TIMSS eighth-grade mathematics, by state: 2011
State Average score S.E.
United States (public) 507 2.6
Alabama1 466 5.9
Alaska 524 3.0
Arizona 502 3.5
Arkansas 509 3.2
California1 493 4.9
Colorado1 518 4.9
Connecticut1 518 4.8
Delaware 515 2.9
District of Columbia 481 3.1
DoDEA2 517 3.0
Florida1 513 6.4
Georgia 497 3.3
Hawaii 504 2.9
Idaho 513 3.0
Illinois 517 3.3
Indiana1 522 5.1
Iowa 527 3.1
Kansas 524 3.1
Kentucky 505 3.1
Louisiana 500 3.5
Maine 535 3.0
Maryland 514 3.5
Massachusetts1 561 5.3
Michigan 502 3.8
Minnesota1 545 4.6
Mississippi 476 3.8
Missouri 512 3.4
Montana 531 2.9
Nebraska 511 3.0
Nevada 500 3.1
New Hampshire 541 2.9
New Jersey 545 3.5
New Mexico 496 3.1
New York 529 3.1
North Carolina1 537 6.8
North Dakota 528 2.8
Ohio 523 3.3
Oklahoma 491 3.3
Oregon 513 3.3
Pennsylvania 527 3.4
Rhode Island 521 2.7
South Carolina 504 3.3
South Dakota 521 2.8
Tennessee 490 3.5
Texas 515 3.2
Utah 510 3.0
Vermont 547 3.0
Virginia 523 3.4
Washington 523 3.2
West Virginia 492 3.0
Wisconsin 535 3.2
Wyoming 524 2.8
1 Validation state.
2 Department of Defense Education Activity (overseas and domestic schools).
NOTE: Validation states are those U.S. states that participated in the 2011 TIMSS assessment at the state level. Results for the United States and the validation states are based on actual results from the TIMSS mathematics assessment, while results for all other states are predicted results. The results for all states and the U.S. include public schools only.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2011 Mathematics Assessment; and International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), 2011.

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Average scores and standard errors (S.E.) in TIMSS eighth-grade mathematics, by education system: 2011
Education system Average score S.E.
Abu Dhabi-UAE 449 3.7
Alberta-CAN 505 2.6
Armenia 467 2.7
Australia 505 5.1
Bahrain 409 2.0
Chile 416 2.6
Chinese Taipei-CHN 609 3.2
Dubai-UAE 478 2.1
England-GBR 507 5.5
Finland 514 2.5
Georgia  431 3.8
Ghana 331 4.3
Hong Kong SAR1 586 3.8
Hungary 505 3.5
Indonesia 386 4.3
Iran, Islamic Republic of  415 4.3
Israel 516 4.1
Italy 498 2.4
Japan 570 2.6
Jordan 406 3.7
Kazakhstan 487 4.0
Korea, Republic of  613 2.9
Lebanon 449 3.7
Lithuania  502 2.5
Macedonia, Republic of  426 5.2
Malaysia 440 5.4
Morocco 371 2.0
New Zealand 488 5.5
Norway 475 2.4
Oman 366 2.8
Ontario-CAN 512 2.5
Palestinian National Authority 404 3.5
Qatar 410 3.1
Quebec-CAN 532 2.3
Romania 458 4.0
Russian Federation 539 3.6
Saudi Arabia 394 4.6
Singapore 611 3.8
Slovenia 505 2.2
Sweden 484 1.9
Syrian Arab Republic 380 4.5
Thailand  427 4.3
Tunisia 425 2.8
Turkey 452 3.9
Ukraine 479 3.9
United Arab Emirates 456 2.1
United States 509 2.6
1 Hong Kong SAR is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China.
NOTE: Results for the education systems include public and private schools.
SOURCE: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), 2011.

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International benchmark results and standard errors (S.E.) in TIMSS eighth-grade mathematics, by state: 2011
State Percentage of students at or above international benchmarks
Advanced S.E.  High S.E.  Intermediate S.E. Low S.E.
United States (public) 6 0.7 29 1.5 67 1.3 92 0.7
Alabama1 2 0.8 15 2.5 46 3.1 79 2.2
Alaska 11 1.3 39 2.4 72 2.0 93 1.1
Arizona 7 1.3 29 2.4 63 2.2 89 1.3
Arkansas 6 1.0 29 2.4 67 2.3 92 1.2
California1 5 0.9 24 2.5 59 2.8 87 1.7
Colorado1 8 1.1 35 2.7 71 2.5 93 1.1
Connecticut1 10 1.3 37 2.9 69 2.5 91 1.4
Delaware 7 1.1 32 2.4 70 2.1 93 1.0
District of Columbia 5 0.7 21 1.6 54 2.0 83 1.8
DoDEA2 5 1.3 31 2.9 73 2.2 95 0.7
Florida1 8 1.6 31 3.2 68 3.3 94 1.3
Georgia 4 1.0 24 2.4 61 2.2 90 1.2
Hawaii 7 1.1 29 2.1 64 2.0 90 1.2
Idaho 7 1.3 31 2.5 69 2.0 93 0.8
Illinois 8 1.3 34 2.5 70 2.2 93 1.0
Indiana1 7 1.2 35 3.3 74 2.3 95 1.0
Iowa 9 1.3 39 2.5 75 2.1 95 0.9
Kansas 7 1.4 36 2.7 74 2.0 95 0.7
Kentucky 5 1.1 27 2.4 65 2.2 92 1.0
Louisiana 4 0.8 24 2.3 63 2.6 91 1.5
Maine 12 1.5 44 2.5 78 1.9 95 0.8
Maryland 9 1.7 34 2.6 68 2.1 91 1.0
Massachusetts1 19 3.0 57 3.2 88 1.4 98 0.3
Michigan 5 1.3 26 2.8 63 2.6 91 1.3
Minnesota1 13 2.3 49 2.8 83 1.9 97 0.7
Mississippi 2 0.7 15 2.3 51 2.8 85 1.8
Missouri 6 1.3 31 2.6 68 2.3 92 1.1
Montana 11 1.7 41 2.6 76 1.8 95 0.7
Nebraska 6 1.2 30 2.5 68 2.1 93 1.0
Nevada 5 1.0 26 2.2 62 2.1 90 1.2
New Hampshire 13 1.6 47 2.6 80 1.8 96 0.7
New Jersey 16 2.0 50 2.8 80 2.0 96 0.8
New Mexico 3 0.8 22 2.1 61 2.3 90 1.3
New York 10 1.1 40 2.3 75 2.1 95 1.1
North Carolina1 14 2.6 44 3.6 78 2.5 95 1.3
North Dakota 7 1.5 38 2.8 77 1.9 96 0.6
Ohio 8 1.5 36 2.8 74 2.1 95 0.8
Oklahoma 3 1.0 20 2.5 59 2.4 90 1.1
Oregon 7 1.3 32 2.5 69 2.2 92 1.1
Pennsylvania 11 1.5 40 2.6 73 2.1 93 1.0
Rhode Island 9 1.2 37 2.3 72 1.9 93 1.0
South Carolina 6 1.2 27 2.5 64 2.2 91 1.1
South Dakota 7 1.4 35 2.6 74 1.9 95 0.6
Tennessee 4 0.9 21 2.3 58 2.4 88 1.4
Texas 6 1.5 31 2.8 71 2.0 94 0.7
Utah 6 1.2 30 2.4 67 2.0 92 1.0
Vermont 16 1.8 51 2.7 81 1.8 96 0.7
Virginia 10 1.7 38 2.8 73 2.1 94 0.9
Washington 11 1.6 38 2.5 72 1.9 93 0.9
West Virginia 3 0.7 21 2.1 59 2.3 89 1.3
Wisconsin 12 1.5 43 2.6 77 2.0 95 0.8
Wyoming 7 1.3 36 2.7 75 2.1 95 0.7
1 Validation state.
2 Department of Defense Education Activity (overseas and domestic schools).
NOTE: Validation states are those U.S. states that participated in the 2011 TIMSS assessment at the state level. Results for the validation states are based on actual results from the TIMSS mathematics assessment, while results for all other states are projected results. The results for all states include public schools only.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2011 Mathematics Assessment; and International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), 2011.

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International benchmark results and standard errors (S.E.) in TIMSS eighth-grade mathematics, by education system: 2011
Education system Percentage of students at or above international benchmarks
Advanced S.E. High S.E. Intermediate S.E. Low S.E.
Abu Dhabi-UAE 2 0.5 12 1.2 39 1.8 71 1.5
Alberta-CAN 3 0.5 24 1.3 69 1.6 95 0.7
Armenia 3 0.4 18 0.9 49 1.4 76 1.2
Australia 9 1.7 29 2.6 63 2.4 89 1.1
Bahrain 1 0.2 8 0.7 26 0.7 53 0.8
Chile 1 0.2 5 0.6 23 1.1 57 1.6
Chinese Taipei-CHN 49 1.5 73 1.0 88 0.7 96 0.4
Dubai-UAE 5 0.7 23 1.2 53 1.0 79 0.8
England-GBR 8 1.4 32 2.9 65 2.7 88 1.6
Finland 4 0.5 30 1.5 73 1.5 96 0.6
Georgia  3 0.3 13 1.0 36 1.5 62 1.6
Ghana # 1 0.2 5 0.8 21 1.8
Hong Kong SAR1 34 2.0 71 1.7 89 1.4 97 0.8
Hungary 8 0.7 32 1.4 65 1.6 88 1.2
Indonesia # 2 0.5 15 1.2 43 2.1
Iran, Islamic Republic of  2 0.5 8 1.1 26 1.6 55 1.8
Israel 12 1.2 40 1.7 68 1.8 87 1.2
Italy 3 0.5 24 1.1 64 1.4 90 1.1
Japan 27 1.3 61 1.3 87 0.7 97 0.3
Jordan # 6 0.5 26 1.2 55 1.7
Kazakhstan 3 0.7 23 1.8 57 2.1 85 1.3
Korea, Republic of  47 1.6 77 0.9 93 0.6 99 0.2
Lebanon 1 0.2 9 1.0 38 2.2 73 1.9
Lithuania  5 0.6 29 1.3 64 1.4 90 0.7
Macedonia, Republic of  3 0.6 12 1.3 35 1.9 61 1.9
Malaysia 2 0.4 12 1.5 36 2.4 65 2.5
Morocco # 2 0.2 12 0.5 36 1.0
New Zealand 5 0.8 24 2.6 57 2.8 84 1.6
Norway 1 0.2 12 0.9 51 1.6 87 1.3
Oman # 4 0.3 16 0.6 39 1.1
Ontario-CAN 4 0.6 31 1.4 71 1.4 94 0.7
Palestinian National Authority 1 0.3 7 0.7 25 1.3 52 1.5
Qatar 2 0.3 10 0.8 29 1.2 54 1.4
Quebec-CAN 6 0.6 40 1.8 82 1.3 98 0.4
Romania 5 0.8 19 1.3 44 1.7 71 1.5
Russian Federation 14 1.2 47 2.0 78 1.4 95 0.7
Saudi Arabia 1 0.2 5 0.8 20 1.7 47 2.0
Singapore 48 2.0 78 1.8 92 1.1 99 0.3
Slovenia 4 0.4 27 1.2 67 1.4 93 0.7
Sweden 1 0.3 16 0.9 57 1.1 89 0.7
Syrian Arab Republic # 3 0.5 17 1.4 43 1.9
Thailand  2 0.4 8 1.3 28 1.9 62 2.1
Tunisia # 5 0.9 25 1.4 61 1.3
Turkey 7 0.9 20 1.2 40 1.5 67 1.3
Ukraine 5 0.6 22 1.6 53 2.0 81 1.4
United Arab Emirates 2 0.2 14 0.7 42 1.1 73 0.9
United States 7 0.8 30 1.4 68 1.3 92 0.7
† Not applicable. Standard error of the estimate cannot be accurately determined.
# Rounds to zero.
1 Hong Kong SAR is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China.
NOTE: Results for the education systems include public and private schools.
SOURCE: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), 2011.

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Last updated 27 September 2013 (FW)
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