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Student Achievement in Mathematics – TIMSS Ranking

East Asian countries continue to lead the world in student achievement in mathematics. Singapore, Korea, and Hong Kong SAR, followed by Chinese Taipei and Japan, were the top-performing countries in TIMSS 2011 at the fourth grade. Similarly, at the eighth grade, Korea, Singapore, and Chinese Taipei outperformed all countries, followed by Hong Kong SAR and Japan. Here’s the result for 4th Grade and 8th grade achievement for 2011 released last December 2012.  The number enclosed in the parenthesis is the average scale score of the country. The average scale centrepoint is 500 for both grade levels. TIMSS stands for Trends in Mathematics and Science Study.

You can access the full report in International Student Achievement in Mathematics.

8th Grade TIMSS 2011 4th Grade TIMSS 2011
  1. South Korea (613)
  2. Singapore (611)
  3. Chinese Taipei (609)
  4. Hong Kong SAR (586)
  5. Japan (570)
  6. Russian Federation (539)
  7. Israel (516)
  8. Finland (514)
  9. United States (509)
  10. England (507)
  11. Hungary (505)
  12. Australia (505)
  13. Slovenia (505)
  14. Lithuania (502)
  15. Italy (498)
  16. New Zealand (488)
  17. Kazakhstan (487)
  18. Sweden (484)
  19. Ukraine (479)
  20. Norway (475)
  21. Armenia (467)
  22. Romania (458)
  23. United Arab Emirates (456)
  24. Turkey (452)
  25. Lebanon (449)
  26. Malaysia (440)
  27. Georgia (431)
  28. Thailand (427)
  29. Macedonia (426)
  30. Tunisia (425)
  31. Chile (416)
  32. Iran (415)
  33. Qatar (410)
  34. Bahrain (409)
  35. Jordan (406)
  36. Palestinian Nat’l Auth (404)
  37. Saudi Arabia (394)
  38. Indonesia (386)
  39. Syrian Arab Rep (380)
  40. Morocco (371)
  41. Oman (366)
  42. Ghana (331)
  1. Singapore (606)
  2. South Korea (605)
  3. Hong Kong SAR (602)
  4. Chinese Taipei (591)
  5. Japan (585)
  6. Northern Ireland (562)
  7. Belgium (549)
  8. Finland (545)
  9. England (542)
  10. Russian Federation (542)
  11. United States (541)
  12. Netherlands (540)
  13. Denmark (537)
  14. Lithuania (534)
  15. Portugal (532)
  16. Germany (528)
  17. Ireland (527)
  18. Serbia (516)
  19. Australia (516)
  20. Hungary (515)
  21. Slovenia (513)
  22. Czech Republic (511)
  23. Austria (508)
  24. Italy (508)
  25. Slovak Republic (507)
  26. Sweden (504)
  27. Kazakhstan (501)
  28. Malta (496)
  29. Norway (495)
  30. Croatia (490)
  31. New Zealand (486)
  32. Spain (482)
  33. Romania (482)
  34. Poland (481)
  35. Turkey (469)
  36. Azerbaijan (463)
  37. Chile (462)
  38. Thailand (458)
  39. Armenia (452)
  40. Georgia (450)
  41. Bahrain (436)
  42. United Arab Emirates (434)
  43. Iran (431)
  44. Qatar (413)
  45. Saudi Arabia (410)
  46. Oman (385)
  47. Tunisia (359)
  48. Kuwait (342)
  49. Morocco (335)
  50. Yemen (248)

 

 

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