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Table 2 Descriptive statistics: mean and s.e. for mathematics achievement

From: Context factors and student achievement in the IEA studies: evidence from TIMSS

  All students Students from schools with low SES Students from schools with high SES
Armenia 467 (2.8) 442 (5.1) 491 (5.9)
Australia 507 (5.5) 455 (6.7) 561 (11.6)
Chile 418 (2.7) 381 (4.7) 483 (6.3)
Chinese Taipei 610 (3.2) 566 (4.9) 656 (6.5)
England 506 (5.8) 441 (6.6) 564 (8.3)
Finland 514 (2.5) 502 (3.6) 531 (2.8)
Georgia 432 (4.0) 403 (5.0) 491 (5.7)
Hong Kong, SAR 585 (3.8) 529 (9.2) 637 (6.4)
Hungary 504 (3.5) 462 (5.2) 552 (4.3)
Israel 520 (4.1) 460 (7.2) 569 (5.4)
Italy 499 (2.5) 476 (4.3) 526 (3.9)
Japan 570 (2.6) 545 (3.8) 592 (5.0)
Republic of Korea 613 (2.9) 590 (3.6) 641 (4.3)
Lebanon 450 (3.7) 407 (4.0) 506 (5.8)
Lithuania 502 (2.5) 475 (3.7) 542 (4.1)
Malaysia 440 (5.4) 373 (6.4) 512 (5.9)
New Zealand 488 (5.5) 434 (5.3) 526 (7.2)
Norway 475 (2.4) 459 (3.3) 493 (3.4)
Romania 458 (4.1) 425 (7.7) 526 (6.1)
Singapore 611 (3.8) 567 (8.0) 660 (4.1)
Slovenia 505 (2.1) 491 (3.3) 517 (2.9)
Sweden 485 (2.2) 467 (3.4) 506 (3.2)
Thailand 429 (4.4) 397 (5.0) 493 (8.7)
Tunisia 425 (3.0) 394 (3.5) 457 (5.9)
Turkey 453 (4.2) 401 (5.3) 508 (8.0)
Ukraine 479 (3.9) 449 (5.2) 523 (6.5)
United Arab Emirates 455 (2.2) 418 (3.1) 497 (4.6)
United States 512 (3.2) 467 (3.7) 561 (5.1)
  1. () standard errors appear in parentheses