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Dropout Rates in the United States: 1995 / Appendix C: Table C1

Table C1: Event dropout and retention rates and number of dropouts ages 15-24 in grades 10-12: October 1990 through October 1995

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                        vent dropout  School retention   Number          Number
                             rate           rate        of dropouts     of enrolled
Year ending                (percent)      (percent)    (in thousands)  (in thousands)
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1990                          4.0           96.0           347            8,675
1991                          4.0           96.0           348            8,700
1992\1\                       4.4           95.6           383            8,705
1993\1\                       4.5           95.5           381            8,469
1994\1\,\2\                   5.3           94.7           497            9,377
1995\1\,\2\                   5.7           94.3           544            9,509
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1/ Numbers for these years reflect new wording of the educational attainment item in the
CPS.
2/ Numbers in this year may reflect changes in CPS due to newly instituted computer assisted
interviewing and/or due to the change in the population controls used this year to the 1990
Census-based estimates, with adjustment.
NOTE: Because of rounding, details may not add to totals.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey,
October (various years), unpublished data.

 


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