Trend in NAEP mathematics average scores for 13-year-old students, by gender
- At age 13, the average mathematics score for male students was higher in 2008 compared to 2004, but the score for female students was not significantly different.
- The average scores for both male and female 13-year-olds were higher in 2008 than 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.