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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 30-G.Percentage of high school graduates who earned various numbers of course credits and mean number of earned course credits, by subject field and selected school and student demographic characteristics: 2000 (Computer-Related Studies)

CharacteristicNumber of credits earned Mean course credits earned
0 0.01–0.5 0.51–1 1.01–2 2.01–3 3.01–4 4.01–5 5.01–6 More than 6
Computer-Related Studies 33.4 20.9 24.5 14.9 3.9 1.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.8
Student gender
Male 31.1 19.3 25.0 16.3 5.0 1.5 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.9
Female 35.5 22.3 24.0 13.7 2.8 1.0 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.7
Student race/ethnicity1
White 33.8 22.2 24.1 13.9 3.6 1.2 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.8
Black 33.8 19.5 23.3 16.9 4.1 1.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.9
Hispanic 31.2 16.2 28.6 16.9 4.5 1.7 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.9
Asian/Pacific Islander 33.2 20.7 23.8 14.1 4.3 1.5 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.9
American Indian 32.6 15.4 26.3 16.2 4.9 2.7 0.9 1.1 # 1.0
Student program
Academic 33.9 22.7 25.5 14.7 2.7 0.4 0.1 # # 0.7
Vocational 40.9 20.0 17.9 8.8 5.6 2.0 1.2 3.0 0.5 0.9
Both 28.4 13.6 23.4 17.5 8.0 4.5 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.3
Neither 41.7 25.0 19.1 11.9 2.1 0.2 # # # 0.6
Community type
Urban 34.1 19.5 24.5 15.8 3.4 1.2 0.5 0.3 0.7 0.8
Suburban 36.8 22.9 22.6 12.7 3.2 1.0 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.7
Rural 25.9 18.2 28.3 18.5 5.7 2.0 0.6 0.6 0.3 1.0
School type
Public 34.6 19.5 24.4 14.9 4.0 1.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.8
Nonpublic 20.9 35.6 25.9 15.3 2.1 0.1 # 0.1 # 0.7
Region of the country2
Northeast 41.5 15.4 22.9 14.3 3.6 1.2 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.7
South 29.6 16.4 29.3 17.2 4.5 1.6 0.5 0.5 0.4 1.0
Midwest 27.8 30.2 22.1 13.8 3.7 1.2 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.8
West 39.9 21.6 20.5 12.9 3.2 0.9 0.2 0.3 0.7 0.7

# Rounds to zero.

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]).

NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.

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


Last updated 21 May 2007 (MH)

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