Percentages for age 17 long-term trend mathematics, by highest level of mathematics course taken, grade level and jurisdiction: 2012, 2008, 2004, 1999, 1996, 1994, 1992, 1990, 1986, 1982, and 1978
Grade levelYearJurisdictionGen math or pre-algAlgebraGeometryAlgebra 2CalculusOther
PercentageStandard ErrorPercentageStandard ErrorPercentageStandard ErrorPercentageStandard ErrorPercentageStandard ErrorPercentageStandard Error
# Rounds to zero.
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.
10th grade or below2012National4(0.5)16(1.2)34(1.9)39(1.7)4(0.6)2(0.3)
10th grade or below 2008National7(0.9)18(1.1)32(1.8)37(1.9)3(0.4)3(0.5)
10th grade or below 2004¹National11(1.3)20(1.9)28(2.6)36(2.1)3(0.8)1(0.4)
10th grade or below 1999¹National17(2.3)25(1.7)25(1.9)28(2.9)1(0.4)4(0.9)
10th grade or below 1996¹National20(2.0)26(1.9)26(1.9)25(1.9)2(0.5)3(0.7)
10th grade or below 1994¹National25(3.2)29(1.8)20(2.0)21(1.9)2(0.6)3(0.7)
10th grade or below 1992¹National35(2.2)25(1.6)18(1.8)16(2.0)2(0.5)3(0.8)
10th grade or below 1990¹National36(2.3)27(1.6)17(1.7)16(1.7)1(0.6)4(0.7)
10th grade or below 1986¹National41(2.5)24(2.1)13(1.6)16(2.1)1(0.4)4(0.9)
10th grade or below 1982¹National46(1.8)20(1.2)12(1.2)13(0.9)2(0.3)6(0.8)
10th grade or below 1978¹National42(1.4)21(0.9)12(1.0)13(0.7)2(0.3)9(0.6)
11th grade2012National1(0.1)2(0.3)9(0.7)59(1.4)27(1.2)1(0.2)
11th grade 2008National2(0.3)3(0.3)12(0.6)58(1.0)24(0.9)1(0.1)
11th grade 2004¹National3(0.4)6(0.6)13(0.8)58(1.4)20(1.4)1(0.3)
11th grade 1999¹National4(0.4)8(0.9)13(0.9)58(1.4)16(1.2)2(0.4)
11th grade 1996¹National4(0.6)9(1.1)13(1.1)58(1.8)15(1.6)1(0.2)
11th grade 1994¹National6(0.7)12(1.1)14(1.0)54(1.7)13(1.3)1(0.2)
11th grade 1992¹National7(0.8)10(0.8)17(1.0)54(1.7)10(0.9)2(0.4)
11th grade 1990¹National10(0.7)13(0.7)15(0.9)52(1.3)9(1.0)2(0.3)
11th grade 1986¹National14(0.9)17(0.9)18(1.2)44(1.6)6(1.0)1(0.3)
11th grade 1982¹National18(1.2)16(0.7)15(0.8)44(1.5)4(0.4)3(0.2)
11th grade 1978¹National17(1.0)17(0.6)18(0.6)42(1.4)5(0.4)3(0.2)
12th grade2012National#(0.0)2(1.3)7(1.2)44(2.4)47(3.1)#(0.0)
12th grade 2008National1(0.6)2(0.9)5(1.1)51(3.2)39(3.3)2(0.8)
12th grade 2004¹National2(0.9)4(1.7)6(1.9)46(4.4)40(4.7)1(0.9)
12th grade 1999¹National6(2.0)4(2.5)12(4.7)47(7.7)31(5.7)1(0.8)
12th grade 1996¹National3(1.1)5(1.9)10(2.2)51(3.6)29(3.0)2(1.3)
12th grade 1994¹National4(1.2)8(1.8)5(1.8)45(4.7)37(5.5)1(0.5)
12th grade 1992¹National4(1.0)11(2.1)9(2.1)44(3.9)33(4.3)#(0.2)
12th grade 1990¹National8(1.9)9(2.0)12(1.8)52(3.4)17(2.3)1(0.5)
12th grade 1986¹National10(3.2)14(2.1)12(2.6)40(3.7)23(3.1)2(1.2)
12th grade 1982¹National16(2.1)13(1.5)11(0.8)41(1.8)18(2.0)2(0.5)
12th grade 1978¹National14(1.3)14(1.1)14(0.8)39(1.7)16(1.5)2(0.3)