Table 1-4
Average NAEP mathematics scores of all students in grades 4 and 8 and students in the top 1%: Selected years, 2000–09
 
Grade 2000 2003 2005 2007 2009
 
Grade 4          
All students 226 235 238 240 240
Top 1% 295 298 303 303 304
Grade 8          
All students 273 278 279 281 283
Top 1% 358 359 362 364 366
 

NAEP = National Assessment of Educational Progress

NOTES: NAEP mathematics assessment scores range from 0 to 500 for grades 4 and 8. Top 1% of students are those with NAEP mathematics scores ≥ the 99th percentile for their grade level.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, special tabulations (2011) of NAEP 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, and 2009 mathematics assessments, National Center for Education Statistics.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2012