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Table SSA-2. Standard errors for the number and percentage of public high schools that offered dual-credit, Advanced Placement (AP), and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses, by selected school characteristics: 2002–03
    Offered dual-credit courses
  Offered Advanced
Placement courses
  Offered International
Baccalaureate courses
School characteristic Total number of
high schools
Number Percent   Number Percent   Number Percent

    All public high schools 120 230 1.4   190 1.1   63 0.4
Enrollment size                  
  Less than 500 120 200 2.5   80 2.3  
  500 to 1,199 80 90 1.7   110 1.6   30 0.6
  1,200 or more 80 100 1.8   80 0.8   46 1.1
School locale                  
  City 110 100 3.4   80 2.9   34 1.3
  Urban fringe 130 110 1.9   100 2.2   37 0.9
  Town 130 120 3.3   90 3.8   14 0.6
  Rural 220 180 2.3   180 2.2  
Region                  
  Northeast 160 130 3.5   120 2.3   15 0.5
  Southeast 180 150 3.4   130 2.6   36 1.1
  Central 190 210 2.6   150 2.5   18 0.4
  West 230 200 2.2   200 2.3   45 0.9
Percent minority enrollment                  
  Less than 6 percent 90 150 2.5   130 2.1  
  6 to 20 percent 80 100 2.4   100 2.2   24 0.6
  21 to 49 percent 120 130 3.5   110 3.0   41 1.3
  50 percent or more 100 120 3.1   100 2.5   35 1.0

† Not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Fast Response Survey System (FRSS), “Dual Credit and Exam-Based Courses,” FRSS 85, 2003.

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