Percentile scores for age 17 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
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NOTE: The NAEP Long-Term Trend Mathematics scale ranges from 0 to 500. 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.
2012National252(1.4)271(1.6)291(2.4)309(2.5)327(3.5)255(1.6)273(1.7)292(1.2)310(1.3)325(1.2)274(1.4)290(1.2)307(1.2)324(0.9)339(1.3)280(1.5)298(1.0)318(1.1)337(0.7)352(1.5)239(3.4)259(3.3)281(2.2)302(2.7)322(9.7)
2008National255(4.1)273(2.1)292(2.7)312(1.2)328(1.7)258(3.8)278(1.9)297(1.2)317(1.9)334(1.5)273(2.4)289(1.1)306(0.7)324(1.1)339(1.3)279(1.0)298(1.1)317(0.9)336(0.6)351(1.2)244(3.9)261(2.1)284(2.6)304(1.4)325(2.9)
2004National250(2.3)269(1.3)288(3.0)307(2.4)323(1.4)257(3.3)275(1.1)295(1.5)314(1.4)332(1.3)271(1.6)287(1.4)306(1.5)323(0.7)339(2.3)279(1.1)297(1.0)317(1.3)335(1.6)350(1.5)236(2.4)260(3.0)282(4.5)305(5.3)327(16.9)
2004¹National251(4.2)269(3.0)289(3.1)304(5.1)322(5.1)262(3.8)277(1.8)296(1.3)313(1.7)330(1.6)274(2.6)289(2.7)307(1.5)325(2.0)340(1.3)281(2.0)298(1.3)318(0.8)337(0.8)352(1.1)240(26.6)265(3.5)284(4.2)305(3.6)323(3.1)
1999¹National255(5.0)271(5.5)288(3.3)307(3.0)325(3.8)261(4.5)279(2.8)299(2.8)321(1.1)336(2.8)272(3.1)288(1.2)308(3.1)328(1.6)343(1.3)277(2.3)297(1.8)317(1.0)337(1.6)355(1.4)242(12.0)261(5.0)286(9.7)306(6.7)330(3.4)
1996¹National246(9.7)262(4.7)280(3.3)298(2.3)315(5.5)260(2.7)278(3.9)298(2.5)317(3.3)334(8.1)270(2.3)288(1.7)307(2.6)326(2.1)342(1.8)278(2.3)297(1.7)319(1.7)337(1.4)353(1.8)250(14.6)270(3.1)289(10.4)307(4.0)320(7.1)
1994¹National251(6.2)265(2.2)283(5.2)301(3.0)317(2.3)260(2.2)277(2.6)295(2.0)314(1.6)332(1.8)271(1.9)287(1.2)305(2.7)322(1.3)339(2.6)280(2.0)299(1.6)318(1.8)338(1.8)354(2.0)244(13.6)265(11.4)285(3.9)303(5.0)315(3.5)
1992¹National250(4.3)266(3.5)285(2.4)305(4.5)320(11.0)260(1.7)278(2.3)298(2.1)318(1.4)335(2.2)273(2.8)290(2.2)308(2.5)326(1.2)343(1.9)277(1.8)297(1.8)318(0.8)337(1.5)352(1.9)252(20.8)272(5.7)289(2.4)310(6.7)329(9.4)
1990¹National250(3.5)265(1.9)283(2.2)305(2.6)323(3.1)257(1.7)274(1.9)294(2.3)313(1.0)330(1.7)271(2.6)288(2.0)307(1.2)327(1.5)343(3.2)277(1.4)296(1.2)317(1.6)337(2.3)353(1.4)234(8.7)255(8.3)276(6.2)298(15.2)317(8.2)
1986¹National247(2.7)261(2.3)278(2.8)297(2.5)314(7.1)257(1.8)273(3.2)291(1.6)313(1.2)332(2.2)271(1.8)285(1.7)304(1.6)324(2.3)344(2.7)277(2.2)294(1.8)314(1.9)335(2.9)352(2.5)247(4.6)264(3.1)280(5.0)295(5.5)318(6.4)
1982¹National243(1.9)259(1.7)278(1.1)299(1.4)317(3.2)255(1.0)272(1.0)293(0.8)314(1.2)333(2.1)264(1.9)283(1.1)305(1.4)325(1.3)343(2.0)273(1.6)292(1.0)314(1.2)333(1.1)350(1.6)234(2.9)250(2.6)271(2.2)292(3.0)312(2.5)
1978¹National239(1.5)258(1.5)279(1.4)301(1.6)321(1.6)251(1.1)271(1.1)294(1.1)317(0.6)336(0.9)263(1.5)284(1.3)306(1.5)327(1.2)345(1.5)275(1.4)296(1.3)318(1.3)339(1.1)356(1.1)233(4.2)252(1.8)275(2.2)299(2.6)320(3.0)