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Advanced Mathematics at the End of High School: Student Race/Ethnicity and School Poverty

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Table 52. Average advanced mathematics scores of U.S. TIMSS Advanced students, by selected characteristics: 2015
Characteristics Average score s.e.

higher icon Average score is higher than U.S. average score at the .05 level of statistical significance.

lower icon Average score is lower than U.S. average score at the .05 level of statistical significance.

NOTE: Standard error is abbreviated as s.e. Reporting standards were not met for Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and American Indian/Alaskan Native. Black includes African American and Hispanic includes Latino. Racial categories exclude Hispanic origin. Data on free or reduced-price lunch are for public schools only.

SOURCE: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) Advanced, 2015.

U.S. total 485 5.2
Female 470 lower 5.3
Male 500 higher 6.4
White 495 higher 5.3
Black 400 lower 17.3
Hispanic 440 lower 11.0
Asian 506 higher 10.3
Multiracial 525 higher 10.3
Percentage of public school students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch
Less than 10 percent 534 higher 6.9
10 to 24.9 percent 515 higher 7.4
25 to 49.9 percent 485 8.1
50 to 74.9 percent 454 lower 10.1
75 percent or more 425 lower 15.3