Trend in NAEP mathematics average scores for 17-year-old students, by gender
- At age 17, the average scores for both male and female students in 2008 were not significantly different from their scores in 2004 or in 1973.
* 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.