Trend in NAEP mathematics average scores for 9-year-old students, by gender
- At age 9, both male and female students scored higher in 2008 than in any previous assessment year.
- The average score for male 9-year-olds in 2008 was not significantly different from that of their female counterparts.
* Significantly different (p < .05) from 2008.
NOTE: The lighter dashed lines for 1973 represent extrapolated data. View complete data with standard errors.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 1973–2008 Long-Term Trend Mathematics Assessments.