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Table 4.  Number and percentage of schools that had any 12th-grade students, graduation status, and 4-year college participation, by school type and selected school characteristics: 2007–08
School type and selected
 school characteristic
Among schools that had
any 12th-grade students
Number of schools with students enrolled in the 12th-grade during the previous year (2006–07)   Percent of all schools with students enrolled in the 12th-grade during the previous year (2006–07)   Average percent of 12th-grade students who graduated with a diploma during the previous year (2006–07)   Average percent of graduates from the previous year (2006–07) who attended a 4-year college  
All schools  33,150   27.8   84.6   46.9  
                 
All public schools  24,150   26.6   81.2   39.5  
                 
School classification                 
Traditional public  22,820   26.2   81.4   39.9  
Charter school  1,330   37.2   78.3   33.3  
                 
Community type                 
City  4,770   22.2   71.6   36.1  
Suburban  5,450   21.1   80.8   41.2  
Town  3,930   27.9   80.2   35.2  
Rural  10,010   34.0   86.4   41.9  
                 
School level                 
Elementary  #   #   #   #  
Secondary  18,300   84.6   82.6   40.0  
Combined  5,840   87.6   76.8   37.9  
                 
Student enrollment                 
Less than 100  4,420   58.1   57.2   16.4  
100-199  3,010   36.4   73.8   30.8  
200-499  5,960   16.2   88.3   41.2  
500-749  2,870   14.1   87.0   46.7  
750-999  1,730   20.2   90.0   47.8  
1,000 or more  6,150   66.6   90.0   49.8  
                 
Percent of K-12 students who
  were approved for free or
  reduced-price lunches
               
0-34  9,480   28.0   90.4   50.2  
35-49  4,320   29.2   85.2   39.2  
50-74  4,180   21.1   79.4   33.3  
75 or more  3,380   18.8   64.5   26.0  
School did not participate
  in free or reduced-price
  lunch program
2,790   64.5   66.7   25.4  
                 
All BIE schools  60   35.2   84.4   19.0  
                 
All private schools  8,940   31.7   93.8   66.5  
                 
School classification                 
Catholic  1,380   18.7   98.4   83.1  
Other religious  4,960   35.6   96.4   64.8  
Nonsectarian  2,600   37.8   86.3   60.4  
                 
Community type                 
City  3,110   32.0   94.4   71.8  
Suburban  2,810   29.7   93.0   67.0  
Town  1,000   33.0   95.7   63.8  
Rural  2,020   33.8   92.9   58.9  
                 
School level                 
Elementary  50 ! 0.3 ! 95.2   57.8 !
Secondary  2,730   89.7   95.1   71.1  
Combined  6,160   70.0   93.2   64.5  
                 
Student enrollment                 
Less than 100  3,310   24.3   87.1   41.5  
100-199  1,580   27.5   96.2   74.0  
200-499  2,430   36.6   98.5   79.1  
500-749  840   60.8   99.3   84.2  
750 or more  780   92.0   96.1   91.5  
                 
Percent of K-12 students who
  were approved for free or
  reduced-price lunches
               
0-34  770   16.6   92.1   73.7  
35-49  200 ! 35.3   85.9   37.0 !
50-74  180 ! 27.4   71.8   42.9 !
75 or more  530   39.2   79.4   46.5  
School did not participate
  in free or reduced-price
  lunch program
7,270   34.6   95.7   68.3  
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's value.
NOTE: BIE school refers to schools funded by the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) that are operated by the BIE, a tribe, or a private contractor and not by a regular school district. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School, BIE School, and Private School Data Files," 2007–08.

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