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State Results: Connecticut

Mathematics Scores by Subgroups

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Table A2. Average scores of 15-year-old students on PISA mathematics literacy scale in Connecticut public schools, by various subgroups: 2012
Reporting groups Average score s.e.
Connecticut average 506 *** 6.2
U.S. average 481 ** 3.6
OECD average 494 *** 0.5
Female 499 *** 6.3
Male 513 * 6.9
White 534 * 5.5
Black 421 * 7.3
Hispanic 442 * 8.3
Asian 534 * 11.8
Multiracial 496   11.8
Percentage of students in enrolled schools
    eligible for free or reduced-price lunch
Less than 10 percent 567 * 7.0
10 to 24.9 percent 526 * 6.7
25 to 49.9 percent 491   5.1
50 to 74.9 percent 440 * 15.0
75 percent or more 427 * 13.9
* p<.05. Significantly different from both the U.S. and OECD averages at the .05 level of statistical significance.
** p<.05. Significantly different from the OECD average at the .05 level of statistical significance.
*** p<.05. Significantly different from the U.S. average at the .05 level of statistical significance.
NOTE: The OECD average is the average of the national averages of the OECD member countries, with each country weighted equally. Reporting standards were not met for American Indian/Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander. Black includes African American, and Hispanic includes Latino. Students who identified themselves as being of Hispanic origin were classified as Hispanic, regardless of their race. Although data for some race/ethnicities were not shown separately because the reporting standards were not met, they are included in the U.S. and state totals. Data on free or reduced-price lunch are based on principals' responses to a question in the school questionnaire that asked the approximate percentage of eligible students in the school during the previous school year. Standard error is noted by s.e.
SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), 2012.