Mathematics score comparisons, national average scores, Korea and U.S., TIMSS (8th-graders) and PISA (15-year-olds), 1999/2000–2009
|TIMSS 1999||TIMSS “2009”||Change (scale points)||PISA 2000||PISA 2009||Change (scale points)||TIMSS–PISA rough agreement?|
|National average, Korea||587||605||18||547||546||-1||No|
|National average, U.S.||502||509||7||493||487||-6||No|
Note: TIMSS "2009" scores are calculated as average of TIMSS 2007 and 2011 score for each country.
Source: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) as reported in Mullis et al. (2012); OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) (2010a)