2000 National and State Scores

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Table 5: Average Racial/Ethnic Group Scores by Level of Academic Preparation


African
American
Average
American
Indian
Average
Caucasian
Average
Mexican
American
Average
Asian
American
Average
Puerto Rican/
Hispanic
Average
Core or More (n=63837) (n=5382) (n=470451) (n=23831) (n=24458) (n=9350)
English 17.4 19.7 22.3 18.6 21.3 19.8
Usage/Mech 8.6 9.7 11.3 9.3 10.9 10.0
Rhet Skills 8.9 10.2 11.5 9.6 10.9 10.2
Mathematics 17.6 20.0 22.4 19.6 23.9 20.6
Pre/Elem-Alg 8.9 10.4 12.0 10.2 12.7 10.9
Alg/Crd-Geom 8.6 9.8 11.0 9.6 11.9 10.1
Plane Geom/Trig 8.7 10.3 11.5 10.0 12.3 10.5
Reading 17.8 20.9 23.1 19.7 22.0 20.9
Soc Stu/Sci 8.6 10.5 11.7 9.6 11.1 10.3
Arts/Literature 9.2 10.8 12.0 10.3 11.3 11.0
Sci Reasoning 17.9 20.6 22.5 19.6 22.0 20.4
Composite 17.8 20.4 22.7 19.5 22.4 20.5


African
American
Average
American
Indian
Average
Caucasian
Average
Mexican
American
Average
Asian
American
Average
Puerto Rican/
Hispanic
Average
Less Than Core (n=42874) (n=4821) (n=266811) (n=16018) (n=9314) (n=5561)
English 15.0 16.6 19.6 16.3 18.6 17.1
Usage/Mech 7.1 7.8 9.7 7.8 9.3 8.3
Rhet Skills 7.8 8.7 10.2 8.5 9.6 8.9
Mathematics 15.8 17.1 19.5 17.4 21.3 17.9
Pre/Elem-Alg 7.4 8.4 10.2 8.6 11.0 8.9
Alg/Crd-Geom 7.6 8.2 9.5 8.4 10.5 8.7
Plane Geom/Trig 7.8 8.8 10.0 8.9 10.9 9.0
Reading 16.0 18.2 20.6 17.6 19.6 18.4
Soc Stu/Sci 7.7 9.0 10.4 8.6 9.8 9.0
Arts/Literature 8.0 9.2 10.6 8.9 9.9 9.4
Sci Reasoning 16.5 18.4 20.4 18.0 20.1 18.4
Composite 16.0 17.7 20.2 17.5 20.0 18.0
No Response (n=3906) (n=773) (n=24755) (n=1565) (n=1707) (n=1490)


African
American
Average
American
Indian
Average
Caucasian
Average
Mexican
American
Average
Asian
American
Average
Puerto Rican/
Hispanic
Average
Total Group (n=110617) (n=10976) (n=762017) (n=41414) (n=35479) (n=16401)
English 16.4 18.0 21.3 17.6 20.5 18.7
Usage/Mech 8.0 8.7 10.7 8.6 10.4 9.3
Rhet Skills 8.4 9.4 11.0 9.1 10.5 9.6
Mathematics 16.8 18.5 21.3 18.7 23.2 19.5
Pre/Elem-Alg 8.3 9.4 11.4 9.6 12.2 10.1
Alg/Crd-Geom 8.2 9.0 10.4 9.1 11.5 9.6
Plane Geom/Trig 8.3 9.5 11.0 9.6 11.9 9.9
Reading 17.0 19.4 22.2 18.8 21.3 19.9
Soc Stu/Sci 8.3 9.7 11.2 9.2 10.7 9.8
Arts/Literature 8.7 9.9 11.5 9.7 10.9 10.4
Sci Reasoning 17.3 19.4 21.7 18.9 21.5 19.5
Composite 17.0 19.0 21.8 18.6 21.7 19.5


Table 6: Average Racial/Ethnic Group Composite Scores by Ability Level


African
American
Average
American
Indian
Average
Caucasian
Average
Mexican
American
Average
Asian
American
Average
Puerto Rican/
Hispanic
Average
No.Avg. No.Avg. No.Avg. No.Avg. No.Avg. No.Avg.
High School Average
3.50 - 4.00 15626 20.4 2832 22.3 288304 24.5 11079 21.3 16313 24.2 3819 22.8
3.00 - 3.49 27992 17.9 2773 19.2 203126 21.2 12300 18.6 9303 20.5 4496 19.7
2.50 - 2.99 28737 16.4 2117 17.6 123316 19.4 8307 17.2 4268 18.5 3286 18.2
2.00 - 2.49 19463 15.41174 16.5 60307 18.1 3961 16.5 1700 17.3 1685 16.9
1.99 & Below 6021 14.8 441 15.7 16407 17.2 1085 15.8 435 16.2 440 15.8
College GPA Predicted by Student
3.5 - 4.0 14584 20.1 1968 22.8 202429 25.1 7702 21.9 13345 24.5 3845 22.6
3.0 - 3.4 39034 17.7 3916 19.5 303648 21.7 16685 18.9 12878 20.9 6460 19.6
2.5 - 2.9 27887 16.2 2353 17.6 137606 19.4 9043 17.3 4587 18.6 2890 17.6
2.0 - 2.4 16915 15.1 1396 16.2 59366 17.8 4231 15.9 1714 16.9 1251 16.3
1.9 & Below 4371 14.4 413 15.2 12103 16.7 910 15.2 420 15.9 278 15.5
High School Rank
Top Quarter 25788 19.5 3789 21.4 333090 24.2 13914 21.1 17111 24.2 5283 22.3
2nd Quarter 39905 16.8 3677 18.1 248409 20.3 14090 18.0 10144 19.8 5381 18.8
Bottom Half 33899 15.6 2339 16.7 120932 18.3 9595 16.5 4961 17.7 3507 17.1


Table 7: High School Academic Area Grade Averages by Gender and Race/Ethnicity


Reference Group Number of Students English Math Social Studies Natural Science HS GPA
Male 401153 3.10 3.00 3.27 3.12 3.12
Female 548917 3.36 3.08 3.38 3.23 3.26
African American 97839 2.91 2.66 3.02 2.85 2.86
Caucasian 691460 3.30 3.10 3.38 3.23 3.26
Other Minority 105219 3.24 3.07 3.32 3.17 3.20
Missing/Prefer Not to Respond 59075 3.24 3.02 3.33 3.16 3.19
Total 953593 3.25 3.05 3.34 3.18 3.20

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