Skip Navigation
small NCES header image
Title:  Characteristics of GED Recipients in High School: 200206
Description: This Issue Brief uses the Education Longitudinal Study of2002 to compare the demographics, high school experiences, and academic achievement of 10th graders who four years later were GED recipients, high school graduates or high school dropouts.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: November 2011
Web Release: November 16, 2011
Publication #: NCES 2012025
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Nathaniel Malkus and Anindita Sen
Type of Product: Issue Brief
Survey/Program Areas: Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Issue Brief, please contact:
John H. Ralph.
Would you like to help us improve our products and website by taking a short survey?

YES, I would like to take the survey


No Thanks

The survey consists of a few short questions and takes less than one minute to complete.
National Center for Education Statistics -
U.S. Department of Education