Percentages at or above each performance level for age 13 long-term trend mathematics, by parental education level and jurisdiction: 2012, 2008, 2004, 1999, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1990, 1986, 1982, and 1978
YearJurisdictionDid not finish high schoolGraduated high schoolSome education after high schoolGraduated collegeUnknown
At or above Level 200Standard ErrorAt or above Level 250Standard ErrorAt Level 300Standard ErrorAt or above Level 200Standard ErrorAt or above Level 250Standard ErrorAt Level 300Standard ErrorAt or above Level 200Standard ErrorAt or above Level 250Standard ErrorAt Level 300Standard ErrorAt or above Level 200Standard ErrorAt or above Level 250Standard ErrorAt Level 300Standard ErrorAt or above Level 200Standard ErrorAt or above Level 250Standard ErrorAt Level 300Standard Error
† Not applicable.
¹ Original assessment format.
NOTE: 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), 1978, 1982, 1986, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1999, 2004, 2008, and 2012 Long-Term Trend Mathematics Assessments.
2012National96(1.2)70(3.6)15(2.0)98(0.5)76(1.5)16(1.6)99(0.4)89(1.4)31(1.9)99(0.2)91(0.5)46(1.5)97(0.8)71(2.0)15(1.3)
2008National97(0.8)73(2.0)13(1.7)97(0.5)78(1.6)19(1.4)99(0.4)89(0.9)31(1.8)99(0.2)90(0.7)41(1.4)96(0.8)68(1.8)14(1.2)
2004National96(0.7)67(3.2)13(1.9)98(0.5)77(1.5)16(1.5)98(0.5)86(1.6)29(1.9)99(0.2)88(0.8)39(1.5)96(0.7)66(2.3)12(1.3)
2004¹National96(1.4)67(4.1)10(1.8)98(0.6)77(1.8)18(1.9)99(0.4)88(1.4)28(1.6)99(0.2)91(0.8)41(1.4)97(0.7)67(2.3)11(1.6)
1999¹National96(2.2)61(5.1)5(1.2)98(0.5)69(1.7)11(1.2)99(0.3)85(1.1)24(1.5)100(0.2)87(1.1)33(1.4)97(1.2)59(3.1)9(2.2)
1996¹National96(1.4)56(4.4)6(2.0)98(0.5)74(1.7)12(1.2)99(†)84(1.5)21(1.9)99(0.2)86(1.1)30(2.0)98(0.8)63(3.2)7(1.4)
1994¹National97(1.6)57(4.4)6(1.4)98(0.5)72(1.6)11(1.1)99(0.4)82(1.7)22(2.1)100(0.2)88(1.1)31(2.1)95(1.6)54(3.6)6(1.3)
1992¹National98(0.9)60(2.3)4(1.6)98(0.7)68(2.4)10(1.2)100(0.2)86(1.3)19(1.6)99(0.2)87(1.0)28(1.5)95(1.4)55(3.0)6(1.6)
1990¹National96(1.3)56(2.6)5(1.4)98(0.5)68(1.9)9(0.9)100(†)85(1.5)20(1.8)99(0.2)84(1.1)27(1.5)94(1.6)46(3.6)4(1.3)
1986¹National96(1.6)55(3.9)5(1.3)99(0.5)69(1.5)8(0.9)99(0.4)81(1.9)17(2.2)99(0.3)84(1.6)26(1.4)95(1.7)45(4.4)4(1.9)
1982¹National95(1.2)51(2.3)6(0.7)98(0.4)67(1.0)11(0.7)99(0.3)80(1.3)20(1.2)99(0.4)84(1.5)30(1.6)94(1.6)53(3.9)7(1.9)
1978¹National89(1.1)45(1.7)6(0.6)96(0.4)65(1.2)15(0.7)98(0.6)76(1.5)22(1.3)99(0.2)83(1.1)33(1.5)86(1.3)39(1.5)5(0.9)