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Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix A: Table A23

Table A23.  Standard errors for Table 23: Distribution of status dropouts, ages 1624, by highest level of education completed: October 1995

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                                                             Hispanics
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                                                                    Foreign-born
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                            Total        Born                Enrolled in U.S.    Never enrolled
Percent completing        U.S. Born    in U.S.      Total         schools       in U.S. schools
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 Grades 5 or 6              0.31         1.06        2.72          2.06               3.67
 Grades 7 or 8              0.41         1.56        3.88          4.12               4.80
 Grade 9                    1.00         3.60        4.03          6.69               4.68
 Grade 10                   1.36         5.13        3.71          7.37               3.82
 Grade 11                   1.47         5.61        3.32          7.17               3.45
 Grade 12, no diploma       0.87         4.02        2.42          5.48               2.52
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SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey, October 1995, unpublished data.



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