Average scale scores and percentages for age 13 long-term trend mathematics, by type of mathematics class this year, gender and jurisdiction: 2012, 2008, 2004, 1999, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1990, and 1986
GenderYearJurisdictionNot taking mathRegular mathPre-algebraAlgebraOther
Average scale scoreStandard ErrorPercentageStandard ErrorAverage scale scoreStandard ErrorPercentageStandard ErrorAverage scale scoreStandard ErrorPercentageStandard ErrorAverage scale scoreStandard ErrorPercentageStandard ErrorAverage scale scoreStandard ErrorPercentageStandard Error
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: The NAEP Long-Term Trend Mathematics scale ranges from 0 to 500. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant. Analyze results with NAEP Data Explorer.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 1986, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2004, 2008, and 2012 Long-Term Trend Mathematics Assessments.
Male2012National(†)1(0.1)272(1.4)27(1.4)283(1.5)30(1.3)302(1.5)33(1.6)289(4.0)10(0.6)
Male 2008National(†)1(0.2)270(1.0)30(1.7)285(1.4)33(1.3)300(1.3)30(1.2)279(2.9)7(0.4)
Male 2004¹National(†)1(0.2)270(1.4)33(1.9)287(1.7)32(1.4)300(2.1)28(1.2)282(6.2)7(0.7)
Male 1999¹National(†)1(0.5)267(1.4)38(1.6)282(1.2)33(1.8)296(2.1)21(1.3)280(3.4)7(0.7)
Male 1996¹National(†)1(0.1)266(1.7)41(2.3)280(1.5)36(2.1)298(2.3)19(1.1)274(5.1)4(0.6)
Male 1994¹National(†)1(0.1)268(1.3)45(1.8)282(1.6)31(1.5)297(2.4)19(1.3)275(5.3)4(0.5)
Male 1992¹National(†)1(0.1)265(1.4)53(1.7)284(1.1)26(1.5)300(1.9)16(1.2)264(4.4)5(0.5)
Male 1990¹National(†)1(0.2)263(1.1)59(1.8)282(1.5)22(1.4)299(2.0)14(1.1)267(4.6)5(0.6)
Male 1986¹National(†)#(0.1)262(1.0)61(2.5)282(1.6)18(2.0)301(1.9)15(1.4)264(4.9)4(0.6)
Female2012National(†)1(0.1)269(1.5)28(1.5)280(1.2)28(1.5)297(1.5)35(1.4)300(4.0)8(0.7)
Female 2008National(†)1(0.1)267(1.5)32(1.6)279(1.4)31(1.3)295(1.5)30(1.4)280(3.4)6(0.5)
Female 2004¹National(†)#(0.1)268(2.0)33(1.9)282(1.2)33(1.7)293(1.5)29(1.4)276(4.1)5(0.4)
Female 1999¹National(†)1(0.2)265(1.6)36(1.9)277(1.6)36(1.7)290(2.1)22(1.2)273(3.7)6(0.6)
Female 1996¹National(†)#(0.1)260(1.1)38(2.6)275(1.4)35(2.2)292(1.6)21(1.2)276(7.4)5(0.9)
Female 1994¹National(†)#(0.1)262(1.2)42(1.8)276(1.1)32(1.7)292(1.7)22(1.6)274(5.3)4(0.6)
Female 1992¹National(†)#(0.1)263(1.1)50(1.9)277(1.2)28(1.5)295(1.7)18(1.3)269(5.7)4(0.5)
Female 1990¹National(†)#(0.1)261(1.0)56(1.9)279(1.4)24(1.4)294(1.4)16(1.1)256(3.8)4(0.7)
Female 1986¹National(†)#(0.1)259(1.2)60(3.8)278(1.4)19(1.7)297(2.2)16(3.0)260(4.5)5(0.7)