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Executive Summary

Figure 1. Percentage of students receiving special education services in 9th grade, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 2. Percentage of students in low- and high-poverty public elementary and secondary schools, by race/ethnicity and sex: School year 201011
Figure 3. Percentage of 9th-grade students who had ever been retained in any of grades kindergarten through 9, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 4. Averaged freshman graduation rate (AFGR) in public schools, by race/ethnicity and sex: 200809
Figure 5. Percentage of 2004 high school seniors who had applied to college by 2006, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2006
Figure 6. Percentage of 200304 full-time, beginning postsecondary students who first attended a 4-year institution and attained a bachelor's degree by June 2009, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 7. Median annual earnings of full-time, full-year wage and salary workers ages 25 to 34, by sex, race/ethnicity, and highest level of educational attainment: 2010

Introduction

Figure A. Percentage of students scoring at or above the Proficient level on the grade 8 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading and mathematics assessments, by different categorizations of race/ethnicity: 2011

Chapter 1: Demographic Context

Figure 1-1. Percentage of children under age 18 living in poverty, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 1-2. Percentage of children under age 18 living in poverty with a female parent and no spouse present, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 2-1. Percentage of children ages 618 whose parents' highest level of educational attainment was less than high school completion, by child's race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 2-2. Percentage of children ages 618 whose parents' highest level of educational attainment was a bachelor's degree or higher, by child's race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 3-1. Percentage of students in grades K through 12 whose parents reported attending a regularly scheduled parent-teacher conference, attending a school or class event, and volunteering or serving on a school committee, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2007
Figure 4-1. Percentage of children ages 517 who spoke a language other than English at home and who spoke English with difficulty, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 5-1. Percentage of students receiving special education services in 9th grade, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 5-2. Percentage of children ages 1217 ever having been diagnosed with a learning disability, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2008

Chapter 2: Characteristics of Schools

Figure 6-1. Percentage of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native students in public elementary and secondary schools that enroll 50 percent or more students of their respective racial or ethnic group, by sex: School year 201011
Figure 6-2. Percentage of students in low- and high-poverty public elementary and secondary schools, by race/ ethnicity and sex: School year 201011
Figure 7-1. Percentage of students attending public elementary and secondary schools, by status of adequate yearly progress (AYP), race/ethnicity, and sex: School year 200809
Figure 8-1. Percentage of students in public alternative elementary and secondary schools ending in grade 12, by race/ethnicity and sex: School year 201011
Figure 8-2. Percentage of students in public charter and magnet elementary and secondary schools ending in grade 12, by race/ethnicity and sex: School year 201011
Figure 9-1. Percentage distribution of high school graduates, by number of advanced placement (AP) or international baccalaureate (IB) courses offered in school, race/ethnicity, and sex: 2009
Figure 9-2. Percentage of high school graduates in schools that offered two or more advanced placement (AP) or international baccalaureate (IB) courses in mathematics, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 9-3. Percentage of high school graduates in schools that offered two or more advanced placement (AP) or international baccalaureate (IB) courses in science, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 10-1. Percentage of 9th-graders whose school counselors reported that the primary goal of the school counseling program was helping students plan and prepare for postsecondary education, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 10-2. Percentage of 9th-graders whose school counselors reported that the primary goal of the school counseling program was helping students improve their achievement in high school, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009

Chapter 3: Student Behaviors and Afterschool Activities

Figure 11-1. Percentage of 9th-grade students who had ever been retained in any of grades kindergarten through 9, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 11-2. Percentage of 9th-grade students who had ever been suspended or expelled, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 12-1. Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported that they were threatened or injured with a weapon on school property during the past 12 months, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 12-2. Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported that drugs were made available to them on school property during the past 12 months, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 13-1. Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported use of alcohol on one or more of the past 30 days, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 13-2. Percentage of students in grades 9 through 12 who reported use of marijuana on one or more of the past 30 days, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 14-1. Average hours per week spent on homework for high school students (grades 9 through 12) who did homework outside of school, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2007
Figure 14-2. Among high school students (grades 9 through 12) who did homework outside of school, percentage whose parents checked that homework was completed, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2007
Figure 15-1. Percentage of employed high school students ages 16 and older, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 15-2. Percentage of employed high school students ages 16 and older who worked more than 20 hours per week, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 16-1. Percentage of 9th-grade students participating in at least one math- or science-related school-sponsored activity, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 16-2. Percentage of 9th-grade students participating in at least one non-school-sponsored activity, by race/ ethnicity and sex: 2009

Chapter 4: Academic Preparation and Achievement

Figure 17-1. Percentage of students scoring at or above the Proficient level of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading assessments, by grade, race/ethnicity, and sex: 2011
Figure 18-1. Percentage of students scoring at or above the Proficient level of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics assessments, by grade, race/ethnicity, and sex: 2011
Figure 19-1. Percentage of students scoring at or above the Proficient level of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) science assessment, by grade, race/ethnicity, and sex: 2009
Figure 20-1. Percentage of spring 2000 first-graders who scored in the top half of the fifth-grade mathematics assessment, by race/ethnicity and sex: Spring 2004
Figure 20-2. Percentage of spring 2000 first-graders who scored in the top half of the fifth-grade mathematics assessment and went on to enroll in algebra or an advanced course other than algebra in the eighth grade, by race/ethnicity and sex: Spring 2007
Figure 21-1. Among 9th-grade students who reported they were currently enrolled in a mathematics course, percentage enrolled in algebra I, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 21-2. Among 9th-grade students who reported they were currently enrolled in a mathematics course, percentage enrolled in geometry, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 22-1. Percentage of high school graduates who completed precalculus and biology, chemistry, and physics in high school, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 22-2. Percentage of high school graduates who completed precalculus and biology, chemistry, and physics in high school, by sex: 2000, 2005, and 2009
Figure 23-1. Percentage of test-taking students receiving a score of 3 or higher on any Advanced Placement (AP) exams, by race/ethnicity and sex: May 2010
Figure 24-1. Percentage of ACT test-taking population meeting all four college readiness benchmark scores, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2011
Figure 24-2. Average SAT scores for the 12th-grade SAT test-taking population, by subject, race/ethnicity, and sex: 2011
Figure 25-1. Averaged freshman graduation rate (AFGR) in public schools, by race/ethnicity and sex: 200809
Figure 26-1. Status dropout rates of 16- through 24-year-olds in the civilian, noninstitutionalized population, by race/ethnicity and sex: October Supplement, 2010

Chapter 5: College Knowledge

Figure 27-1. Percentage of 9th-graders expecting to complete a bachelor's or graduate/professional degree, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 27-2. Percentage of 9th-graders planning to enroll in a license/certificate, associate's, or bachelor's program during their first year after high school, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 28-1. Percentage of high school seniors who took or planned to take college entrance examinations, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2004
Figure 28-2. Among high school seniors who took or planned to take the SAT or the ACT, the percentage who studied or planned to study from SAT/ACT preparation books, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2004
Figure 28-3. Among high school seniors who planned to continue their education after high school, percentage who applied to at least one and to five or more postsecondary institutions while in high school, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2004
Figure 29-1. Among high school seniors who planned to continue their education after high school, percentage who used informational resources on college entrance requirements, by selected types of informational resources, race/ethnicity, and sex: 2004
Figure 30-1. Percentage of high school seniors with postsecondary aspirations who reported low postsecondary school expenses and the availability of financial aid as very important to their decisions, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2004
Figure 30-2. Percentage of high school seniors with postsecondary aspirations who reported postsecondary institution's athletic program and active social life as very important, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2004
Figure 31-1. Percentage of 2004 high school seniors who had applied to college by 2006, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2006
Figure 31-2. Among 2004 high school seniors who had applied to college by 2006, percentage who applied for financial aid, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2006
Figure 32-1. Among high school seniors with postsecondary aspirations, the percentage who reported participating in college preparatory and awareness programs, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2004

Chapter 6: Postsecondary Education

Figure 33-1. Percentage distribution of 18- to 24-year-olds in the household and group quarters population, by race/ethnicity, sex, and school enrollment status: 2010
Figure 33-2. Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds in the household and group quarters population enrolled in college or graduate school, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 34-1. Percentage of 2004 high school graduates who immediately enrolled in first postsecondary institution, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2006
Figure 34-2. Percentage of 2004 high school graduates who first attended a 4-year postsecondary institution, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2006
Figure 34-3. Percentage of 2004 high school graduates who first attended a moderately or highly selective postsecondary institution, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2006
Figure 35-1. Average annual total price of attendance for undergraduates who attended full time, full year at one institution, by race/ethnicity and sex: Academic year 200708
Figure 35-2. Percentage of undergraduates attending full time, full year at one institution who received financial aid, by race/ethnicity and sex: Academic year 200708
Figure 36-1. Percentage of undergraduate students who always attended their undergraduate institutions full time, by race/ethnicity and sex: Academic year 200708
Figure 36-2. Percentage of undergraduate students who always attended their undergraduate institutions part time, by race/ethnicity and sex: Academic year 200708
Figure 37-1. Percentage of 200304 full-time, beginning postsecondary students who first attended a 4-year institution and attained a bachelor's degree by June 2009, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2009
Figure 38-1. Percentage of 200304 beginning postsecondary students who left school by 2004 without completing a program, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2004
Figure 38-2. Percentage of 200304 beginning postsecondary students who left school by 2004 without completing a program and reported financial reasons for leaving, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2004
Figure 39-1. Percentage of first-year undergraduates who reported ever taking a remedial course, by race/ethnicity and sex: Academic year 200708
Figure 39-2. Percentage of 200304 beginning postsecondary undergraduates who reported ever receiving an incomplete and ever withdrawing after the add/drop deadline, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2006
Figure 40-1. Percentage of recent high school graduates attending 2- or 4-year postsecondary institutions who reported meeting with an advisor sometimes or often during their first year, by race/ethnicity and sex: 200304
Figure 40-2. Percentage of recent high school graduates attending 2- or 4-year postsecondary institutions who reported participation in school clubs sometimes or often during their first year, by race/ethnicity and sex: 200304
Figure 40-3. Percentage of recent high school graduates attending 2- or 4-year postsecondary institutions who reported participation in school sports sometimes or often during their first year, by race/ethnicity and sex: 200304
Figure 41-1. Percentage of 16- to 24-year-old undergraduate college students who were employed, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 42-1. Percentage of first-time postsecondary students who started as full-time degree-seeking students at a 4-year institution and graduated with a bachelor's degree within 6 years, by race/ethnicity and sex: Cohort entry year 2004
Figure 42-2. Percentage of degrees conferred by degree-granting institutions in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, by degree level, race/ethnicity, and sex: Academic year 200910

Chapter 7: Postsecondary Outcomes and Employment

Figure 43-1. Percentage of young adults ages 25 to 34 whose highest level of educational attainment was high school completion, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 43-2. Percentage of young adults ages 25 to 34 whose highest level of educational attainment was a bachelor's or higher degree, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 44-1. Employment of young adults ages 25 to 34 whose highest level of educational attainment was high school completion, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 44-2. Employment of young adults ages 25 to 34 whose highest level of educational attainment was a bachelor's or higher degree, by race/ethnicity and sex: 2010
Figure 45-1. Median annual earnings of full-time, full-year wage and salary workers ages 25 to 34, by sex, race/ethnicity, and highest level of educational attainment: 2010
Figure 46-1. Percentage of young adults ages 25 to 34 with a bachelor's or higher degree who have a bachelor's degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field, are in the labor force, and are employed, by occupation type, race/ethnicity, and sex: 2010

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