Appendix B Tables

Appendix B

Table B1.

Results Summary

Variable Measure Identification Definition Scale of Measurement Result
Computer at Home CompHome Do you have a computer at home? Yes, No Significant
National School Lunch Program SES Identification of lunch eligibility for grade 12 students participating in the 2009 NAEP assessments Eligible,

Not Eligible

Significant
Parental Education Level PARED Highest level achieved by either parent Did not finish high school, Graduated high school, Some education after high school, Graduated college, Unknown Significant
Race RACE Identification of race for grade 12 students participating in the 2009 NAEP assessments Black, Hispanic, White Significant
Gender SEX Identification of gender for grade 12 students participating in the 2009 NAEP assessments Male, Female Significant
Note:  Criteria, measures, jurisdiction, and variable information from NAEP NDE (2011).
Source: http://nces.ed.gov.nationsreportcard/hstsdata

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Table B2.

Average Score Summary of Students by Access to a Computer at Home

2009 NAEP Grade12 Scores  
Variable Group Mean Standard error P value
Asian 165 3.4 <.171
Parent Graduated College 161 0.80 <.001
White 160 0.70 <.001
High SES 157 0.80 <.001
Male 154 0.90 <.001
All groups in study 147 1.00 <.001
*National Average w/ & w/o** 149 (150) 1.00 <.000
Female 148 1.00 <.001
American In./Alaska Native 144 4.68 <.006
Hispanic 135 1.30 <.001
Low SES 134 2.40 <.001
Parent Did Not Graduate High School 133 1.40 <.001
Black 126 1.40 <.001
* Note: U.S. National Public School Student Average grade 12 science score

** Source:  NAEP 2009

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Table B3.

 

Average Scale Scores for Science, Grade 12 by National School Lunch Program Eligibility, 3 Categories [SLUNCH3], Year and Jurisdiction: 2009

Year Jurisdiction Eligible Not eligible Information not available
Average scale score Standard Error Average scale score Standard Error Average scale score Standard Error
2009 National public 132 (1.0) 156 (0.9) 145 (7.8)
   

NOTE: The NAEP Science scale ranges from 0 to 300. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Science Assessment.

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Table B4.

 

Average Scale Scores for Science, Grade 12 by Parental Education Level, From 2 Questions [PARED], Year and Jurisdiction: 2009

Year Jurisdiction Did not finish high school
Average scale score
Did not finish high school
Standard error
Graduated high school
Average scale score
Graduated high school
Standard error
Graduated college
Average scale score
Graduated college
Standard error
2009 National public 131 (1.4) 138 (1.2) 160 (0.8)
   

NOTE: The NAEP Science scale ranges from 0 to 300. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Science Assessment.

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Table B5.

 

Average Scale Scores for Science, Grade 12 by Race/Ethnicity Used to Report Trends, School-Reported [SDRACE], Year and Jurisdiction: 2009

Year Jurisdiction White Black Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander American Indian/Alaska Native Two or more races
Average scale score Standard Error Average scale score Standard Error Average scale score Standard Error Average scale score Standard Error Average scale score Standard Error Average scale score Standard Error
2009 National public 159 (0.7) 124 (1.3) 133 (1.3) 164 (3.3) 144 (3.7) 144 (3.9)
   
   

NOTE: Black includes African American, Hispanic includes Latino, and Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin. Prior to 2011, students in the “two or more races” category were categorized as “unclassified”. The NAEP Science scale ranges from 0 to 300. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Science Assessment.

 

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Table B6.

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Average Scale Scores for Science, Grade 12 by Gender [GENDER], Year and Jurisdiction: 2009
 
Year Jurisdiction Male Female
Average scale score Standard Error Average scale score Standard Error
2009 National public 152 (1.0) 146 (1.0)
   

NOTE: The NAEP Science scale ranges from 0 to 300. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Science Assessment.

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