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Percentage distribution of the highest postsecondary attainment of 1992 12th-graders who were likely postsecondary participants, by race/ethnicity: 2000 -- Status and Trends in the Education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
Indicator 7.4: Graduation Rates

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Table 7.4. Percentage distribution of the highest postsecondary attainment of 1992 12th-graders who were likely postsecondary participants, by race/ethnicity: 2000
Race/ethnicity None Certificate Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Some post-baccalaureate enrollment Graduate
   Total 42.1 4.9 8.1 31.0 8.2 5.7
White, non-Hispanic 37.3 4.9 8.5 33.8 9.0 6.4
Black, non-Hispanic 59.2 5.3 4.9 24.1 4.4 2.1
Hispanic 63.1 5.0 8.2 15.1 6.0 2.5
Asian/Pacific Islander 36.5 4.5 7.6 33.6 9.7 8.1
American Indian/Alaska Native 77.4 1.2 6.1 10.5 3.1 1.7
NOTE: "Likely postsecondary participants" include those for whom transcripts were received, those for whom transcripts were requested but not received, and those for whom other evidence in the NELS files supports the student's report of postsecondary attendance. "Some post-baccalaureate enrollment" includes both incomplete graduate degrees and nondegree post-baccalaureate work. "Graduate" includes master's, first-professional, and doctoral degrees. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88/2000), "Fourth Follow-up," and Postsecondary Education Transcript Study (PETS), 2000.

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