2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 30-N.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 (Military Science)

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
Military Science 95.3 1.0 1.5 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.1 # 0.1 0.1
Student gender
Male 95.1 0.9 1.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
Female 95.4 1.1 1.4 0.8 0.6 0.6 0.1 # 0.1 0.1
Student race/ethnicity1
White 97.5 0.4 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.1 # 0.1 0.1
Black 84.8 3.0 5.0 2.5 2.1 1.9 0.4 # 0.2 0.3
Hispanic 92.8 2.2 1.7 1.5 0.9 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Asian/Pacific Islander 97.1 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.1 # # #
American Indian 94.7 # 1.7 # 0.4 2.6 # # 0.6 0.2
Student program
Academic 95.3 1.0 1.4 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.2 # 0.1 0.1
Vocational 96.6 0.1 1.2 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.3 # # 0.1
Both 94.7 1.2 1.8 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.1 # # 0.1
Neither 96.1 0.6 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Community type
Urban 94.0 0.7 2.2 1.2 0.8 0.8 0.2 # 0.1 0.1
Suburban 95.6 1.4 1.2 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.1 # 0.1 0.1
Rural 96.0 0.4 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
School type
Public 94.8 1.1 1.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.2 # 0.1 0.1
Nonpublic 100.0 # # # # # # # # #
Region of the country2
Northeast 98.7 # 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.2 # # # #
South 90.4 2.1 3.0 1.5 1.2 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2
Midwest 98.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 # # #
West 97.0 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.1 # 0.1 0.1

# 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)