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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 4.Number of high school graduates, by student program and selected school and student demographic characteristics: 2000

CharacteristicStudent program
Academic Vocational Both Neither
Total 2,106,146 92,220 611,500 151,875
Student gender
Male 913,095 64,987 349,320 79,283
Female 1,190,314 260,227
Not reported 2,737 1,952
Student race/ethnicity1
White 1,462,141 70,264 420,990 90,044
Black 245,787 8,715 84,256 16,862
Hispanic 235,732 9,427 71,719 31,093
Asian/Pacific Islander 99,422 1,406 16,087 10,239
American Indian 13,779 1,074 5,028 1,251
Other 12,939 2,513
Not reported 36,346 10,907
Community type
Urban 555,722 18,353 136,970 37,506
Suburban 1,088,202 39,475 267,993 78,243
Rural 462,222 34,392 206,536 36,126
School type
Public 1,872,475 603,581
Nonpublic 233,671 7,918
Region of the country2
Northeast 385,802 17,721 107,521 18,398
South 747,202 15,117 275,753 21,592
Midwest 526,290 36,279 155,225 46,849
West 446,852 23,103 73,001 65,035

‡ Reporting standards not met. Cells with less than three observations were not reported. Because unweighted counts were also reported in Table 3, all cells that were not reported in the unweighted counts are also not reported in the weighted counts.

1 American Indian includes Alaska Native, Black includes African American, Pacific Islander includes Native Hawaiian, and Hispanic includes Latino. Race categories exclude Hispanic origin unless specified.

2 "Region of the country" refers to the Census-defined regions. For more information about Census-defined regions, see the U.S. Census Bureau online publication "Census Regions and Divisions of the United States" (http://www.census.gov/geo/www/us_regdiv.pdf [1.1M PDF]).

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2000


Last updated 8 March 2007 (HM)

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