|Table A16. Average scores of 15-year-old students on the PISA science literacy scale in Puerto Rico schools compared with other participating education systems: 2015|
|Education systems higher than Puerto Rico|
|Chinese Taipei||Russian Federation|
|Hong Kong (China)||Buenos Aires (Argentina)|
|Korea, Republic of||Israel|
|Netherlands||United Arab Emirates|
|Belgium||Moldova, Republic of|
|Portugal||Trinidad and Tobago|
|United States||Costa Rica|
|Education systems not measurably different from Puerto Rico|
|Montenegro, Republic of||Indonesia|
|Education systems lower than Puerto Rico|
|Macedonia, Republic of||Dominican Republic|
|NOTE: All average scores reported as higher or lower than the Puerto Rico average score are different at the .05 level of statistical significance. The OECD average is the average of the national averages of the OECD member countries, with each country weighted equally. Italics indicate non-OECD countries and education systems. B-S-J-G (China) refers to the four PISA participating China provinces: Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Guangdong. Although Argentina, Malaysia, and Kazakhstan participated in PISA 2015, technical problems with their samples prevent results from being discussed in this report.
SOURCE: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), 2015.