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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 52-K.Number and percentage of high school graduates earning course credits in all secondary subjects, by Classification of Secondary School Courses (CSSC) code: Selected years 1982–2000 (General Skills)

CSSC codeCourse titleHigh school graduation year
2000 1998 1994 1990 1987 1982
ALL GENERAL SKILLS COURSES
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 1,202,902 1,106,307 719,337 833,400 918,889 674,780
Percentage of graduates nationwide 40.61 38.65 29.94 30.26 29.68 23.87
070153 PERSONAL RECORDKEEPING
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 52,694 23,222 3,733 17,135 54,459
Percentage of graduates nationwide 1.78 0.81 0.16 0.62 1.76
070613 SPEED WRITING
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 17,038 18,592 47,916 39,092 33,580
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.58 0.65 1.99 1.42 1.08
090441 YEARBOOK PRODUCTION 1
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 144,099 162,510 116,314 116,681 139,250 76,404
Percentage of graduates nationwide 4.87 5.68 4.84 4.24 4.50 2.70
090442 YEARBOOK PRODUCTION 2
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 15,775 17,682 8,730 12,453 22,544 9,453
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.53 0.62 0.36 0.45 0.73 0.33
090811 SIGN LANGUAGE 1
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 10,657 17,641 4,426 10,672 4,631
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.36 0.62 0.18 0.39 0.15
090812 SIGN LANGUAGE 2
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 2,692 5,664 1,344 2,014
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.09 0.20 0.06 0.07
090821 BRAILLE COMMUNICATIONS
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 344 48
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.01 #
230413 HANDWRITING
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 139 2,284 63 101
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.01 0.08 # #
230414 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 29,111 13,891 20,892 10,961 26,585 17,617
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.98 0.49 0.87 0.40 0.86 0.62
231215 SPEED READING
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 12,667 21,197 9,920 12,913 28,184
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.43 0.74 0.41 0.47 0.91
240121 SUMMER ABROAD
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 3,715 1,106 322 547 60 2,403
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.13 0.04 0.01 0.02 # 0.09
240131 INDEPENDENT STUDY
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 115,921 144,929 39,566 51,987 37,271 46,270
Percentage of graduates nationwide 3.91 5.06 1.65 1.89 1.20 1.64
320100 BASIC SKILLS, CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 3,197 32 595 131 5,154 39,569
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.11 # 0.02 # 0.17 1.40
320101 RECORDKEEPING, PERSONAL (CHANGED TO 070153)
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 67 1,711 2,988 7,783
Percentage of graduates nationwide # 0.07 0.10 0.28
320111 SPEED READING (CHANGED TO 231215)
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 1,056 39,746
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.03 1.41
320116 SPEED WRITING (CHANGED TO 070613)
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 3,252 37,249
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.11 1.32
320117 STUDY DYNAMICS (CHANGED TO 320211)
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 4,543 31,620
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.15 1.12
320200 BASIC SKILLS, GENERAL, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 36 103 1,133 757 10,029
Percentage of graduates nationwide # # 0.05 0.03 0.32
320201 RESOURCE ROOM (NON SPECIAL ED)
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 31,383 4,933 11,296 5,577
Percentage of graduates nationwide 1.06 0.17 0.47 0.20
320211 STUDY DYNAMICS
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 168,246 165,730 100,777 107,103 60,063
Percentage of graduates nationwide 5.68 5.79 4.19 3.89 1.94
320221 TEST TAKING
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 118,731 118,294 45,689 61,977 20,001
Percentage of graduates nationwide 4.01 4.13 1.90 2.25 0.65
320231 INDIVIDUALIZED ACADEMIC PROGRAM
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 26,192 4,661 3,567
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.88 0.16 0.15
330100 CITIZENSHIP/CIVIC ACTIVITIES, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 215 816 39 37 3,311
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.01 0.03 # # 0.12
330111 STUDENT ASSISTANT
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 469,936 466,867 328,841 444,822 522,377 394,409
Percentage of graduates nationwide 15.87 16.31 13.69 16.15 16.87 13.95
330131 STUDENT GOVERNMENT
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 49,845 29,430 30,237 24,934 28,493 26,007
Percentage of graduates nationwide 1.68 1.03 1.26 0.91 0.92 0.92
330141 TUTORING
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 59,352 47,240 26,658 15,013 18,182 35,975
Percentage of graduates nationwide 2.00 1.65 1.11 0.55 0.59 1.27
330151 COMMUNITY SERVICE
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 131,183 92,131 35,564 23,843 45,081 19,361
Percentage of graduates nationwide 4.43 3.22 1.48 0.87 1.46 0.68
430221 FIRE SAFETY EDUCATION
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 133
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.01
450604 FILING YOUR INCOME TAXES
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 2,168 892 2,340
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.07 0.03 0.08
5XXXXX ALL SPECIAL EDUCATION GENERAL SKILLS COURSES
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 115,303 87,555 45,312 47,073 51,135
Percentage of graduates nationwide 3.89 3.06 1.89 1.71 1.65

— Data not available.

# Rounds to zero.

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 2 December 2005 (HM)

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