Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix A: Table A21

Table A21.  Standard errors for Table 21: Rate, number, and distribution of Hispanic status dropouts, ages 1624, by language spoken at home, English language ability, and enrollment in ESL classes: October 1995

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                                                    Number of
                                       Status         status        Percent       Percent
                                       dropout       dropouts        of all         of
Characteristics                         rate      (in thousands)    dropouts    population
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Total                                   1.64            74                          
  Speaks only English                   3.19            29            2.27         1.45
  Speaks Spanish                        1.88            67            2.27         1.45
Speaks English well                     1.89            51            3.25         1.75
  Ever enrolled in ESL classes          4.24            24            1.90         1.18
  Never enrolled in ESL classes         2.11            46            3.10         1.79
Speaks English not well                 3.85            33            3.24         1.40
  Ever enrolled in ESL classes          7.86            18            1.94         0.79
  Never enrolled in ESL classes         4.34            27            3.08         1.24
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-/ Not applicable.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, October 1995, unpublished data.



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