Average scale scores and percentages for age 13 long-term trend mathematics, by type of mathematics class this year and jurisdiction: 2012, 2008, 2004, 1999, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1990, and 1986
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.
¹ Original assessment format.
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.
2012National(†)1(0.1)271(1.2)28(1.4)282(1.2)29(1.3)299(1.3)34(1.4)294(3.4)9(0.5)
2008National(†)1(0.1)268(1.0)31(1.6)282(1.2)32(1.1)297(1.2)30(1.1)280(2.4)7(0.4)
2004¹National(†)#(0.1)269(1.4)33(1.8)284(1.2)32(1.4)296(1.5)29(1.2)279(4.2)6(0.5)
1999¹National(†)1(0.4)266(1.1)37(1.6)280(1.1)34(1.6)293(1.6)22(1.1)277(2.8)6(0.5)
1996¹National(†)#(0.1)263(1.2)39(2.3)277(1.0)35(2.0)295(1.4)20(1.0)275(5.2)4(0.6)
1994¹National(†)#(0.1)265(1.0)43(1.7)279(1.2)32(1.5)294(1.6)20(1.3)274(3.9)4(0.4)
1992¹National(†)#(0.1)264(1.0)51(1.6)280(0.9)27(1.3)298(1.4)17(1.1)266(3.5)5(0.4)
1990¹National(†)#(0.1)262(0.8)57(1.7)281(1.1)23(1.3)296(1.3)15(1.0)262(3.7)5(0.5)
1986¹National(†)#(0.1)261(0.9)61(3.0)280(1.2)19(1.8)299(1.6)16(2.0)262(3.8)5(0.5)