Table 1-1
Indicators of elementary and secondary school mathematics and science education
Topic Indicator
Student learning in mathematics and science • Trends in 4th, 8th, and 12th graders' mathematics performance through 2009
• 4th, 8th, and 12th graders' science performance in 2009
• Ninth graders' algebra performance in 2009
• International comparisons of 15-year-olds' mathematics and science literacy in 2003, 2006, and 2009
Student coursetaking in
mathematics and science
• High school graduation requirements and curriculum standards
• Trends in mathematics and science course completion by high school graduates from 1990 to 2009
Mathematics and science teachers • Degrees, certification, and experience of public middle and high school teachers in 2008
• Professional development of teachers in 2008
• Teacher attrition from 1988 to 2008
• Teacher salaries and working conditions in 2008
Student transitions to higher education • On-time high school graduation rates in 2008
• International comparisons of secondary school graduation rates in 2008
• Immediate college enrollment from 1975 to 2009
• International comparisons of college enrollment rates in 2008

Science and Engineering Indicators 2012