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Special Analysis 2008

Part A. Students Who Enroll in Community Colleges Immediately After High School

Table S-SA-21. Standard errors for the percentage distribution of the spring 2004 12th-grade cohort, by immediate and delayed postsecondary enrollment status, control and type of institution, and educational plans and expectations: 2004 and 2006
    Immediate enrollment in a postsecondary institution
  Delayed enrollment
        2-year institution
  4-year institution
       
Plans and expectations No post-
secondary
education
through
2006
Total Less-than-
2-year
institution
All Public   All Public Private   Total In 2-year
institution
in 2006
In 4-year
institution
in 2006

     Total 0.60 0.71 0.11 0.56 0.55   0.84 0.63 0.49   0.38 0.32 0.26
Post-high school educational plans
  Plan to get postsecondary education 0.55 0.69 0.11 0.58 0.57   0.86 0.65 0.52   0.41 2.73 0.27
    Vocational, technical, or trade school 2.12 1.94 0.89 1.80 1.62   0.88 0.55 0.68   1.54 1.33 0.84
    2-year community college 1.17 1.21 0.26 1.23 1.20   0.54 0.41 0.36   0.94 0.82 0.38
    4-year college or university 0.45 0.66 0.07 0.56 0.55   0.85 0.78 0.67   0.44 0.32 0.33
  Don’t plan to continue 3.76 2.55 2.52 2.33     2.92 2.73
  Don’t know or unspecified plans 2.29 1.89 0.52 1.52 1.49   0.88 0.84 0.29   1.64 1.33 0.94
Highest educational attainment expected when in 12th-grade (2004)
  Don’t know 1.91 1.89 0.31 1.59 1.56   1.37 1.04 0.82   1.44 1.24 0.76
  High school diploma or less 2.10 1.55 0.61 1.24 1.19   0.67 0.67   1.65 1.24 0.97
  Attend or complete 2-year college 1.43 1.44 0.52 1.39 1.33   0.60 0.42 0.44   1.13 0.93 0.41
  Attend or complete 4-year college 0.69 0.90 0.16 0.91 0.91   1.08 0.93 0.63   0.64 0.53 0.45
  Obtain graduate degree 0.53 0.71 0.09 0.73 0.72   1.00 0.97 0.91   0.51 0.41 0.39
Highest educational attainment expected 2 years later (2006)
  Don’t know 2.07 2.05 0.56 1.80   1.68 1.29 1.05   1.72 1.48 0.76
  Attend or complete 2-year college 1.45 1.39 0.44 1.19 1.19   0.85 0.67 0.52   1.17 0.97 0.55
  Attend or complete 4-year college 0.76 0.90 0.18 0.93 0.91   1.11 0.95 0.64   0.66 0.57 0.44
  Obtain graduate degree 0.44 0.71 0.10 0.73 0.74   0.97 0.89 0.86   0.60 0.43 0.42

† Not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), “Second Follow-up, 2006.”

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