|Advanced academic level
|Year 2||Year 3 or
|Year 3||Year 4||Advanced
|Control of school|
|NOTE: Foreign language coursetaking based upon classes in Amharic (Ethiopian), Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek (Classical or Modern), Hawaiian, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Norse (Norwegian), Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, or Yiddish. Some graduates in each category also studied more than one foreign language. The distribution of graduates among the various levels of foreign language courses was determined by the level of the most academically advanced course they completed. Graduates who had completed courses in different languages were counted ac-cording to the highest level course completed. Graduates may have completed advanced levels of courses without having taken courses at lower levels. See supplemental note 12 for more details on these levels. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
|SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002/04), “High School Transcript Study.”