U.S. High School Students Advanced Math and Science Stats
Statistic Verification
Source: U.S. Department of Education
Date Verified: 7.23.2011
High School Students who completed Chemistry I or Physics I
1982 – 35%
2004 – 68% 

High School Students who completed Chemistry II or Physics II
1982 – 15%
2004 – 18%

High School Students who completed math above Algebra II
1982 – 26%
2004 – 50%

High School Students who completed Calculus
1982 – 6%
2004 – 14%

Advanced Math Demographics
Female – 71%
Male – 65%

Completed Calculus Level Math
Asian/Pacific Islander – 33%
White – 16%
Hispanic – 7%
American Indian – 6%
Black – 5%

Private vs Public School Advanced Science Graduates
Private – 85%
Public – 67%

Private vs Public School Calculus Level Graduates
Private – 25%
Public – 13%

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