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Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008

NCES 2008-084
September 2008


Table 4.3a.  Average mathematics scale scores, by race/ethnicity and grade: 1996, 2000, 2005, and 2007

Grade and year Total1 White Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
4th grade              
1996 224 232 198 207 229 217 !
2000 226 234 203 208 208 !
2005 238 246 220 226 251 226  
2007 240 248 222 227 253 228  
8th grade              
1996 270 281 240 251  
2000 273 284 244 253 288 259 !
2005 279 289 255 262 295 264  
2007 281 291 260 265 297 264  
! Interpret data with caution.
‡Reporting standards not met.
1 Total includes race/ethnicity categories not separately shown.
NOTE: Scale scores range from 0 to 500. The mathematics data include students for whom accommodations were permitted. For a discussion of the mathematics scale score definitions, see http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/mathematics/scale.asp. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 1996, 2000, 2005, and 2007 Mathematics Assessments, retrieved January 22, 2008, from http://www.nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/nde.

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