2012 Program for International Student Assessment – Test Scores

Rankings Country Reading Country Mathematics Country Science
1 China: Shanghai 556 China: Shanghai 600 China: Shanghai 575
2 Korea 539 Singapore 562 Finland 554
3 Finland 536 Hong Kong 555 Hong Kong 549
4 Hong Kong 533 Korea 546 Singapore 542
5 Singapore 526 Chinese taipei 543 Japan 539
6 Canada 524 Finland 541 Korea 538
7 New Zealand 521 Liechtenstein 536 New Zealand 532
8 Japan 520 Switzerland 534 Canada 529
9 Australia 515 Japan 529 Estonia 528
10 Netherlands 508 Canada 527 Australia 527
11 Belgium 506 Netherlands 526 Netherlands 522
12 Norway 503 China: Macao 525 Chinese taipei 520
13 Estonia 501 New Zealand 519 Liechtenstein 520
14 Switzerland 501 Belgium 515 Germany 520
15 Iceland 500 Australia 514 Switzerland 517
16 Poland 500 Germany 513 United Kingdom 514
17 United States 500 Estonia 512 Slovenia 512
18 Liechtenstein 499 Iceland 507 China: Macao 511
19 Germany 497 Denmark 503 Poland 508
20 Sweden 497 Slovenia 501 Ireland 508
21 France 496 Norway 498 Belgium 507
22 Ireland 496 France 497 Hungary 503
23 Chinese taipei 495 Slovak Republic 497 United States 502
24 Denmark 495 Austria 496 Norway 500
25 Hungary 494 Poland 495 Czech Republic 500
26 United Kingdom 494 Sweden 494 Denmark 499
27 Portugal 489 Czech Republic 493 France 498
28 China: Macao 487 United Kingdom 492 Iceland 496
29 Italy 486 Hungary 490 Sweden 495
30 Latvia 484 Luxembourg 489 Austria 494
31 Greece 483 United States 487 Latvia 494
32 Slovenia 483 Ireland 487 Portugal 493
33 Spain 481 Portugal 487 Lithuania 491
34 Czech Republic 478 Italy 483 Slovak Republic 490
35 Slovak Republic 477 Spain 483 Italy 489
36 Croatia 476 Latvia 482 Spain 488
37 Israel 474 Lithuania 477 Croatia 486
38 Luxembourg 472 Russian Fed. 468 Luxembourg 484
39 Austria 470 Greece 466 Russian Fed. 478
40 Lithuania 468 Croatia 460 Greece 470
41 Turkey 464 Dubai (UAE) 453 Dubai (UAE) 466
42 Dubai (UAE) 459 Israel 447 Israel 455
43 Russian Fed. 459 Turkey 445 Turkey 454
44 Chile 449 Serbia 442 Chile 447
45 Serbia 442 Azerbaijan 431 Serbia 443
46 Bulgaria 429 Bulgaria 428 Bulgaria 439
47 Uruguay 426 Uruguay 427 Romania 428
48 Mexico 425 Romania 427 Uruguay 427
49 Romania 424 Chile 421 Thailand 425
50 Thailand 421 Mexico 419 Mexico 416
51 Trinidad&T. 416 Thailand 419 Jordan 415
52 Colombia 413 Trinidad&T. 414 Trinidad&T. 410
53 Brazil 412 Kazakhstan 405 Brazil 405
54 Montenegro 408 Montenegro 403 Colombia 402
55 Jordan 405 Argentina 388 Montenegro 401
56 Tunisia 404 Jordan 387 Argentina 401
57 Indonesia 402 Brazil 386 Tunisia 401
58 Argentina 398 Colombia 381 Kazakhstan 400
59 Kazakhstan 390 Albania 377 Albania 391
60 Albania 385 Tunisia 371 Indonesia 383
61 Qatar 372 Indonesia 371 Qatar 379
62 Panama 371 Qatar 368 Panama 376
63 Peru 370 Peru 365 Azerbaijan 373
64 Azerbaijan 362 Panama 360 Peru 369
65 Kyrgyzstan 314 Kyrgyzstan 331 Kyrgyzstan 330
PISA average : 493 PISA average : 496 PISA average : 501