2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 30-H.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 (Consumer & Homemaking Education)

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
Consumer & Homemaking Education 60.7 14.2 12.5 8.8 2.7 0.8 0.2 # # 0.5
Student gender
Male 68.7 14.0 9.9 5.5 1.5 0.3 0.1 # # 0.3
Female 53.5 14.3 14.8 11.8 3.9 1.2 0.4 0.1 # 0.6
Student race/ethnicity1
White 61.2 14.7 11.2 9.0 2.8 0.8 0.2 # # 0.5
Black 48.2 14.7 18.8 12.1 4.3 1.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.7
Hispanic 65.1 12.8 13.9 6.2 1.3 0.3 0.2 # 0.1 0.4
Asian/Pacific Islander 74.9 11.7 7.7 4.2 0.9 0.3 0.2 # # 0.2
American Indian 50.1 10.7 20.8 10.1 7.1 1.1 # # # 0.7
Student program
Academic 61.2 14.4 12.4 8.4 2.5 0.7 0.3 # # 0.4
Vocational 58.4 13.5 11.2 10.8 5.1 0.8 # 0.1 0.2 0.5
Both 62.0 13.6 12.3 8.6 2.5 0.9 0.1 # # 0.4
Neither 49.7 13.8 15.1 14.2 5.5 1.2 # 0.2 0.2 0.7
Community type
Urban 65.6 13.5 11.6 6.8 2.0 0.3 0.1 # # 0.4
Suburban 63.0 14.1 11.3 8.4 2.1 0.8 0.2 0.1 # 0.4
Rural 51.1 14.9 15.8 11.7 4.9 1.3 0.3 # 0.1 0.6
School type
Public 58.9 14.5 12.9 9.5 3.0 0.9 0.3 # # 0.5
Nonpublic 80.2 10.6 7.6 1.6 # # # # # 0.1
Region of the country2
Northeast 71.0 10.6 9.1 6.7 1.8 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.3
South 60.7 12.4 14.0 8.8 2.8 0.9 0.2 0.1 # 0.5
Midwest 52.5 17.6 14.9 10.8 3.3 0.6 0.3 # # 0.5
West 62.0 16.0 9.7 8.3 2.7 1.2 0.1 # # 0.4

# 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)