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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 19.Change in the percentage of high school graduates who earned at least the minimum core course curriculum credits among high school graduates in 2000 and other years: Selected years, 1982–1998

Minimum core curriculum credits1998–2000 Notes 1994–2000 Notes 1990–2000 Notes 1987–2000 Notes 1982–2000 Notes
4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 3 Math + 3 Sci. + 1/2 Comp. + 2 F.L. 2.5 4.8 * 4.2 * 7.1 * 15.7 *
4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 3 Math + 3 Sci. + 1/2 Comp. 3.3 5.9 * 4.8 * 7.8 * 19.4 *
4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 3 Math + 3 Sci. + 2 F.L. 3.1 8.5 * 17.5 * 27.5 * 38.6 *
4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 3 Math + 3 Sci. 2.7 8.7 * 19.7 * 30.6 * 44.6 *
4 Eng. + 3 S.S. + 2 Math + 2 Sci. 2.5 3.3 11.4 * 24.7 * 46.6 *

* Difference is significant at the p < 0.05 level.

NOTE: Subject field abbreviations used in this table include Eng. = English, S.S. = Social Studies, Math = Mathematics, Sci. = Science, Comp. = Computer Science, and F.L. = Foreign Languages. Estimates in this table may differ somewhat from other NCES reports for reasons such as differences in inclusion/exclusion criteria for student records or changes in the taxonomy used to summarize the courses.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), Selected years 1987–2000; High School and Beyond (HS&B), 1982.


Last updated 16 April 2007 (HM)

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