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Special Analysis 2006

U.S. Student and Adult Performance on International Assessments of Educational Achievement

Table SA6. Standard errors for table 5: Average TIMSS mathematics scores of 4th- and 8th-graders, by country: 2003
Country Grade 4 Grade 8

    International average 0.8 0.5
Armenia 3.5 3.0
Australia 3.9 4.6
Bahrain 1.7
Belgium-Flemish 1.8 2.8
Botswana 2.6
Bulgaria 4.3
Chile 3.3
Chinese Taipei 1.8 4.6
Cyprus 2.4 1.7
Egypt 3.5
England 3.7
Estonia 3.0
Ghana 4.7
Hong Kong SAR 3.2 3.3
Hungary 3.1 3.2
Indonesia 4.8
Iran, Islamic Republic of 4.2 2.4
Israel 3.4
Italy 3.7 3.2
Japan 1.6 2.1
Jordan 4.1
Korea, Republic of 2.2
Latvia 2.8 3.8
Lebanon 3.1
Lithuania 2.8 2.5
Macedonia, Republic of 3.5
Malaysia 4.1
Moldova, Republic of 4.9 4.0
Morocco 5.1 2.5
Netherlands 2.1 3.8
New Zealand 2.2 5.3
Norway 2.3 2.5
Palestinian National Authority 3.1
Philippines 7.9 5.2
Romania 4.8
Russian Federation 4.7 3.7
Saudi Arabia 4.6
Scotland 3.3 3.7
Serbia 2.6
Singapore 5.6 3.6
Slovak Republic 3.3
Slovenia 2.6 2.2
South Africa 5.5
Sweden 2.6
Tunisia 4.7 2.2
United States 2.4 3.3

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SOURCE: Gonzales, P., Guzman, J.C., Partelow, L., Pahlke, E., Jocelyn, L., Kastberg, D., and Williams, T. (2004). Highlights From the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003 (NCES 2005-005), tables C1 and C2. Data from International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), 2003.