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Table SH75. Standard errors for the average number of credits earned during high school by public high school graduates, by size and locale of 12th-grade school, and curricular area: 2005
Curricular area All graduates   Size of 12th-grade school   Locale of 12th-grade school
Small Medium Large Urban Suburban and town Rural
                   
All curricular areas 0.100   0.312 0.156 0.236   0.205 0.135 0.234
                   
Academic, total 0.072   0.316 0.098 0.148   0.180 0.100 0.142
Core academics, total 0.049   0.191 0.073 0.119   0.119 0.071 0.104
English 0.022   0.056 0.031 0.059   0.034 0.038 0.041
Mathematics 0.016   0.063 0.024 0.042   0.045 0.024 0.031
Science 0.025   0.067 0.035 0.055   0.046 0.035 0.060
Social studies 0.020   0.062 0.024 0.038   0.041 0.029 0.039
Fine arts 0.035   0.212 0.048 0.052   0.092 0.050 0.058
Foreign languages 0.024   0.060 0.033 0.037   0.050 0.032 0.041
                   
Enrichment/other 0.040   0.158 0.055 0.072   0.066 0.061 0.098
                   
Career/technical education (CTE), total 0.059   0.192 0.082 0.112   0.111 0.078 0.123
Non-occupational CTE, total 0.030   0.083 0.044 0.065   0.050 0.046 0.053
Family and consumer sciences education 0.013   0.042 0.017 0.027   0.019 0.019 0.026
General labor market preparation, total 0.026   0.085 0.037 0.057   0.047 0.039 0.048
                   
Occupational education, total 0.044   0.169 0.064 0.079   0.095 0.070 0.098
Agriculture and natural resources 0.013   0.064 0.021 0.014   0.009 0.017 0.041
Business 0.016   0.064 0.020 0.028   0.030 0.023 0.028
Business finance 0.006   0.019 0.009 0.009   0.014 0.008 0.011
Business management 0.008   0.022 0.012 0.015   0.017 0.011 0.013
Business support 0.012   0.050 0.015 0.021   0.021 0.017 0.022
Communications and design 0.012   0.031 0.017 0.025   0.023 0.019 0.025
Computer and information sciences 0.011   0.041 0.013 0.025   0.022 0.014 0.028
Construction and architecture 0.007   0.036 0.011 0.012   0.009 0.009 0.020
Architecture 0.002   0.007 0.003 0.005   0.003 0.004 0.005
Construction 0.007   0.036 0.012 0.011   0.009 0.009 0.019
Consumer and culinary services 0.010   0.032 0.015 0.018   0.018 0.016 0.021
Consumer services 0.007   0.019 0.010 0.014   0.014 0.012 0.011
Culinary arts 0.007   0.028 0.010 0.010   0.010 0.009 0.017
Engineering technologies 0.008   0.026 0.012 0.014   0.014 0.016 0.013
Health sciences 0.010   0.031 0.014 0.016   0.021 0.010 0.021
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.016   0.059 0.023 0.019   0.031 0.027 0.027
Manufacturing 0.011   0.037 0.016 0.013   0.013 0.021 0.020
Repair and transportation 0.011   0.042 0.016 0.013   0.023 0.013 0.025
Repair 0.010   0.042 0.015 0.012   0.023 0.011 0.025
Transportation 0.002   0.004 0.004 0.002   0.002 0.005 0.002
Marketing 0.009   0.018 0.013 0.015   0.014 0.017 0.011
Public services 0.009   0.063 0.008 0.008   0.027 0.007 0.016
Education and library science 0.006   0.040 0.005 0.007   0.019 0.005 0.009
Education 0.005   0.039 0.004 0.007   0.018 0.005 0.007
Library science 0.002   0.008 0.003 0.001   0.001 0.001 0.007
Protective/legal services and public administration 0.007   0.048 0.005 0.007   0.021 0.005 0.011
Protective services 0.007   0.048 0.005 0.007   0.021 0.006 0.009
Public administration and legal services 0.001   0.003 0.001 0.002   0.002 0.001 0.005
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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