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2000 High School Transcript Study Tabulations Report Tables

Table 52-M.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 (Religion)

CSSC codeCourse titleHigh school graduation year
2000 1998 1994 1990 1987 1982
ALL RELIGION COURSES
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 269,440 263,942 191,834 237,936 273,346 284,651
Percentage of graduates nationwide 9.10 9.22 7.98 8.64 8.83 10.07
380200 RELIGION, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 1,126 209 16,894 4,163 5,640 101,118
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.04 0.01 0.70 0.15 0.18 3.58
380201 CATHOLICISM, FOUNDATIONS
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 123,129 53,900 88,135 80,999 98,443 41,795
Percentage of graduates nationwide 4.16 1.88 3.67 2.94 3.18 1.48
380202 WHO IS JESUS
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 59,514 45,721 21,073 30,818 80,519 62,881
Percentage of graduates nationwide 2.01 1.60 0.88 1.12 2.60 2.22
380203 SCRIPTURE
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 141,086 193,664 153,851 149,204 216,530 125,587
Percentage of graduates nationwide 4.76 6.77 6.40 5.42 6.99 4.44
380204 MORAL ISSUES, SOCIAL AND INDIVIDUAL
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 165,988 141,671 98,352 128,438 165,133 87,235
Percentage of graduates nationwide 5.60 4.95 4.09 4.66 5.33 3.09
380205 MARRIAGE, LIFE CHOICES IN CHRISTIAN LIVING
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 130,048 54,999 50,500 84,497 138,512 89,021
Percentage of graduates nationwide 4.39 1.92 2.10 3.07 4.47 3.15
380206 COMPARATIVE RELIGION
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 40,176 53,974 19,925 25,404 27,861 32,813
Percentage of graduates nationwide 1.36 1.89 0.83 0.92 0.90 1.16
380207 SACRAMENTS
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 51,191 22,602 27,693 47,316 27,631 27,963
Percentage of graduates nationwide 1.73 0.79 1.15 1.72 0.89 0.99
380208 EASTERN RELIGIOUS THOUGHT
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 38 107 992
Percentage of graduates nationwide # # 0.04
380209 RELIGION AND PSYCHOLOGY
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 6,710 3,112 4,696 12,153
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.23 0.11 0.17 0.43
380210 WESTERN RELIGIONS
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 254 19,844 107 1,396 2,532
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.01 0.69 # 0.05 0.09
380211 RELIGION AND LITERATURE
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 1,674 603 926 1,086 9,808
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.06 0.02 0.03 0.04 0.35
380212 RELIGION, INTRODUCTION
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 89,857 33,232 52,039 61,545 94,210 46,624
Percentage of graduates nationwide 3.03 1.16 2.17 2.23 3.04 1.65
380213 PRAYER AND LITURGY
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 8,725 19,667 5,622 9,734 5,586 14,861
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.29 0.69 0.23 0.35 0.18 0.53
380214 JUDAISM, FOUNDATIONS
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 296 998 2,595 2,935
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.01 0.04 0.09 0.09
380215 PROTESTANTISM, FOUNDATIONS
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 1,289 5,683 2,994 13,404 1,618
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.04 0.20 0.12 0.49 0.05
380216 RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN AMERICA
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 114 1,394
Percentage of graduates nationwide # 0.05
380217 ISLAM AND THE KORAN
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 201 16 198 424 128
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.01 # 0.01 0.02 #
389900 PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 143
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.01
390100 BIBLICAL LANGUAGES, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 30
Percentage of graduates nationwide #
390200 BIBLE STUDIES, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 713 11,778 145 4,063
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.02 0.49 0.01 0.14
390300 MISSIONARY STUDIES, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 440
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.02
390400 RELIGIOUS EDUCATION, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 5,644 10,369 11,467
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.20 0.33 0.41
390500 RELIGIOUS MUSIC, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 334 286 3,035
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.01 0.01 0.10
390600 THEOLOGICAL STUDIES, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 820
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.03
390611 THEOLOGICAL STUDIES
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 770 9,519 4,689 1,938 1,610 8,996
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.03 0.33 0.20 0.07 0.05 0.32
399900 THEOLOGY, OTHER
Number of graduates earning credits > 0 3,810 4,914 5,263 12,048
Percentage of graduates nationwide 0.16 0.18 0.17 0.43

— 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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