Average scale scores and percentages for age 13 long-term trend mathematics, by type of mathematics class this year, race/ethnicity, 4 categories and jurisdiction: 2012, 2008, 2004, 1999, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1990, and 1986
Race/ethnicity (4 categories)YearJurisdictionNot 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: Black includes African American, and Hispanic includes Latino. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. 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.
White2012National(†)#(0.1)279(1.3)27(1.5)288(1.6)33(1.7)307(1.3)32(1.6)305(3.2)7(0.7)
White 2008National(†)1(0.1)275(1.4)30(1.7)291(1.1)34(1.2)308(1.2)29(1.3)289(2.9)6(0.4)
White 2004¹National(†)#(0.1)276(1.2)32(2.3)290(1.0)34(1.8)304(1.3)28(1.4)286(5.0)5(0.5)
White 1999¹National(†)1(0.3)272(1.1)36(1.9)286(1.1)35(1.7)301(1.8)22(1.4)285(3.0)6(0.6)
White 1996¹National(†)#(0.1)270(1.4)38(2.5)282(1.1)36(2.2)300(1.5)22(1.3)287(6.2)4(0.7)
White 1994¹National(†)#(0.1)271(1.0)42(1.8)284(1.2)34(1.5)300(1.7)20(1.6)282(4.0)4(0.3)
White 1992¹National(†)#(0.1)270(1.0)50(1.8)285(1.0)28(1.5)301(1.4)18(1.2)270(4.1)5(0.5)
White 1990¹National(†)#(0.1)268(1.0)56(1.9)285(1.3)24(1.4)302(1.4)15(1.2)270(4.2)4(0.5)
White 1986¹National(†)#(0.1)264(1.1)61(3.5)284(1.4)19(2.1)302(1.8)16(2.3)270(4.6)4(0.6)
Black2012National(†)1(0.3)255(2.7)31(2.3)262(2.1)28(2.5)280(3.2)32(2.3)261(5.3)9(1.0)
Black 2008National(†)1(0.3)256(2.4)31(2.9)264(1.7)34(2.8)271(2.2)27(1.9)255(4.6)7(0.9)
Black 2004¹National(†)1(0.3)253(2.1)38(2.5)266(2.2)29(3.0)275(2.7)26(2.9)(†)6(1.2)
Black 1999¹National(†)2(1.2)244(2.8)36(2.9)257(2.9)35(3.8)260(2.8)21(2.0)(†)6(1.3)
Black 1996¹National(†)1(0.4)244(1.3)43(3.8)258(2.0)34(3.1)271(4.1)16(1.5)(†)6(1.3)
Black 1994¹National(†)#(0.3)246(2.2)47(5.4)256(3.9)26(3.8)268(7.8)22(3.9)(†)5(1.6)
Black 1992¹National(†)1(0.3)243(2.2)56(2.8)261(1.8)27(2.7)274(5.3)13(2.0)(†)3(0.7)
Black 1990¹National(†)1(0.4)244(1.8)62(4.3)259(2.6)18(3.2)273(5.6)12(2.2)(†)7(2.2)
Black 1986¹National(†)1(0.3)245(1.5)65(3.7)260(2.4)15(1.6)281(4.0)12(2.8)242(6.3)6(0.8)
Hispanic2012National(†)1(0.2)261(1.6)32(3.2)271(2.3)23(1.5)283(1.6)35(2.5)268(4.2)9(0.7)
Hispanic 2008National(†)1(0.3)260(1.9)33(3.1)267(2.1)29(2.5)280(2.2)30(2.3)265(3.3)7(0.8)
Hispanic 2004¹National(†)1(0.4)255(2.8)33(3.4)272(2.9)30(2.2)277(3.4)30(2.6)(†)7(0.9)
Hispanic 1999¹National(†)1(0.4)256(2.0)48(3.4)266(3.4)25(3.3)274(4.9)15(1.2)(†)10(1.3)
Hispanic 1996¹National(†)1(0.2)250(2.2)49(3.5)262(2.4)31(3.7)270(4.4)14(1.1)(†)5(1.2)
Hispanic 1994¹National(†)1(0.4)253(1.9)54(2.4)259(2.2)25(2.5)279(6.2)13(1.9)(†)6(1.5)
Hispanic 1992¹National(†)#(0.0)257(1.8)63(2.7)263(3.8)23(2.3)(†)11(2.0)(†)3(0.9)
Hispanic 1990¹National(†)#(0.0)251(2.1)64(4.2)268(3.3)20(3.5)(†)10(1.3)(†)6(1.3)
Hispanic 1986¹National(†)1(0.5)250(2.4)56(3.5)265(4.2)19(3.2)279(6.7)14(2.8)(†)10(2.7)
Other2012National(†)#(0.2)272(4.3)17(3.1)290(4.9)19(1.9)318(3.3)45(3.6)320(6.5)18(2.2)
Other 2008National(†)1(0.4)271(2.5)24(2.8)292(3.2)26(2.1)311(2.6)40(3.1)(†)10(1.5)
Other 2004¹National(†)1(0.5)272(5.4)21(3.7)284(4.0)27(2.8)312(4.9)39(3.4)(†)12(3.1)
Other 1999¹National(†)1(0.1)(†)27(3.3)281(4.7)29(3.5)298(4.8)36(4.4)(†)7(1.8)
Other 1996¹National(†)#(0.4)265(4.5)29(3.9)284(5.2)38(4.5)302(6.3)25(2.6)(†)7(2.3)
Other 1994¹National(†)#(0.2)270(4.2)37(3.7)284(4.0)27(2.8)305(4.7)27(3.3)(†)9(2.3)
Other 1992¹National(†)1(0.7)268(4.1)36(5.6)278(5.0)27(4.3)305(4.4)29(3.0)(†)8(2.9)
Other 1990¹National(†)#(0.2)262(5.8)46(11.3)281(5.6)26(3.5)(†)23(7.3)(†)4(1.9)
Other 1986¹National(†)#(0.0)273(3.3)43(4.8)(†)25(5.7)(†)20(4.7)(†)12(3.9)