Indiana Black and Hispanic 4th grade students have made the biggest gain from 2000 which is the first year that NAEP allowed accommodations to allow the collection of data over all four reportable races within Indiana. Indiana Black and Hispanic students made an 8 point gain from the year 2000 to 2011 in mathematics. Indiana ethnic/racial group Trends– 1992– 2011– 4th grade
White Two or More Races Hispanic Black
0 ¹ Accommodations were not permitted for this assessment. 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." SOURCE: National Center for Education Statistics,
Indiana Black and Hispanic 4th grade students make the biggest gains from 2003 to 2011. 2003 2011 Average scale score Average scale score White 242 249 Black 215 223 Hispanic 226 234 Two or more races 235 238
Score Improvement 6 8 8 3
Top 15 States that had the highest Hispanic 4th grade student average scale scores Maryland
In 2011, Hispanic students in the U.S took the NAEP 2011 Mathematics assessment. Fourteen states had a Hispanic student average scale score that was above Indiana’s Hispanic student average scale score however, Maryland was the only state whose Hispanic student sample’s score was statistically higher than Indiana Hispanic students while the remaining thirteen states were considered not statistically different from Indiana’s 4th grade Hispanic students’ average scale score. Out of all fourteen states, Kansas was the only state whose English language learner students inclusion rate that matched Indiana’s 98% student inclusion rate.
NOTE: All comparisons are independent tests with an alpha level of 0.05 adjusted for multiple pairwise comparisons according to the False Discovery Rate procedure. For comparisons between two jurisdictions, a dependent test is performed for cases where one jurisdiction is contained in the other. 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." SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2011 Mathematics Assessment.