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Table H73. Average number of credits earned during high school by public high school graduates, by disability status, limited English proficiency (LEP) status, and curricular area: 2005
Curricular area All graduates     Disability status in grade 12     LEP status in grade 12
Has disability   No reported disability LEP   No reported LEP
                       
All curricular areas 26.67     26.25   26.71     25.62   26.70
                       
Academic, total 19.44     16.63   19.71     18.90   19.46
Core academics, total 15.42     14.15   15.54     15.76   15.41
English 4.42     4.56   4.41     5.71   4.38
Mathematics 3.68     3.43   3.70     3.58   3.68
Science 3.98     3.48   4.02     3.59   3.99
Social studies 3.34     2.68   3.41     2.88   3.36
Fine arts 2.05     1.71   2.08     1.47   2.07
Foreign languages 1.97     0.76   2.08     1.68   1.98
                       
Enrichment/other 3.22     4.32   3.12     3.55   3.21
                       
Career/technical education (CTE), total 4.01     5.30   3.88     3.17   4.03
Non-occupational CTE, total 1.38     2.33   1.29     1.29   1.38
Family and consumer sciences education 0.40     0.55   0.39     0.30   0.41
General labor market preparation, total 0.97     1.78   0.90     0.99   0.97
                       
Occupational education, total 2.63     2.97   2.60     1.88   2.66
Agriculture and natural resources 0.23     0.37   0.22     0.12   0.23
Business 0.51     0.34   0.52     0.32   0.51
Business finance 0.11     0.04   0.12     0.05   0.12
Business management 0.17     0.10   0.18     0.07   0.17
Business support 0.23     0.20   0.23     0.20   0.23
Communications and design 0.36     0.29   0.36     0.23   0.36
Computer and information sciences 0.24     0.18   0.24     0.19   0.24
Construction and architecture 0.12     0.26   0.10     0.08   0.12
Architecture 0.02     0.03   0.02     0.01 ! 0.02
Construction 0.10     0.24   0.08     0.07   0.10
Consumer and culinary services 0.27     0.41   0.25     0.20   0.27
Consumer services 0.16     0.19   0.15     0.13   0.16
Culinary arts 0.11     0.21   0.10     0.07   0.11
Engineering technologies 0.15     0.15   0.15     0.11   0.15
Health sciences 0.16     0.13   0.16     0.11   0.16
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.39     0.68   0.36     0.36   0.39
Manufacturing 0.21     0.33   0.20     0.17   0.22
Repair and transportation 0.18     0.35   0.16     0.19   0.18
Repair 0.17     0.33   0.15     0.18   0.17
Transportation 0.01     0.02 ! 0.01     #   0.01
Marketing 0.13     0.10   0.14     0.09   0.14
Public services 0.08     0.06   0.08     0.07   0.08
Education and library science 0.04     0.02   0.04     0.03   0.04
Education 0.03     0.01   0.03     0.02 ! 0.03
Library science 0.01     0.01   0.01     0.01 ! 0.01
Protective/legal services and public administration 0.04     0.04   0.04     0.04   0.04
Protective services 0.04     0.03   0.04     0.04   0.04
Public administration and legal services #     0.01 ! #     #   #
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. Standard error is more than one-third of the estimate.
NOTE: This table shows, for example, that public high school graduates from the class of 2005 who in grade 12 had a disability earned an average of 5.30 credits in CTE. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2005.

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