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Table SH78. Standard errors for the percentage of public high school graduates who earned any career/technical education (CTE) credits during high school, by highest mathematics course completed in grade 9, completion of 4-year college preparatory coursework, and CTE area: 2005
CTE area All graduates Grade 9 mathematics   Completed 4-year college preparatory coursework
Below algebra or no mathematics Algebra Geometry or higher No Yes
Number of graduates 43,070 19,300 29,200 21,700   29,300 37,100
                   
CTE, total 0.28 0.17 0.30 0.60   0.17 0.48
Non-occupational CTE, total 0.85 0.79 1.04 1.28   0.78 1.23
Family and consumer sciences education 1.10 1.42 1.22 1.52   1.21 1.33
Occupational education, total 0.46 0.52 0.56 1.00   0.42 0.77
Agriculture and natural resources 0.54 1.12 0.62 0.62   0.79 0.49
Business 1.08 1.69 1.13 1.48   1.37 1.11
Business finance 0.42 0.65 0.45 0.84   0.61 0.46
Business management 0.79 0.94 0.90 1.00   0.96 0.84
Business support 1.13 1.63 1.15 1.58   1.23 1.26
Communications and design 0.79 1.04 0.96 1.23   0.93 0.92
Computer and information sciences 0.91 1.25 0.97 1.19   0.96 1.16
Construction and architecture 0.33 0.55 0.39 0.50   0.48 0.28
Architecture 0.20 0.28 0.23 0.32   0.25 0.23
Construction 0.30 0.56 0.34 0.45   0.47 0.21
Consumer and culinary services 0.77 1.21 0.84 1.15   0.97 0.81
Consumer services 0.53 0.88 0.58 0.90   0.68 0.58
Culinary arts 0.74 1.12 0.78 0.86   0.86 0.79
Engineering technologies 0.53 0.77 0.50 0.83   0.70 0.57
Health sciences 0.66 0.73 0.70 0.95   0.70 0.85
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 0.85 1.24 0.94 1.24   1.01 0.90
Manufacturing 0.82 1.18 0.91 1.14   0.99 0.86
Repair and transportation 0.38 0.76 0.43 0.60   0.57 0.34
Repair 0.37 0.72 0.43 0.54   0.58 0.28
Transportation 0.21 0.27 0.21 0.31   0.22 0.22
Marketing 0.54 0.68 0.63 0.73   0.63 0.62
Public services 0.61 0.87 0.57 0.89   0.75 0.67
Education and library science 0.33 0.43 0.36 0.52   0.39 0.37
Education 0.30 0.26 0.33 0.44   0.33 0.33
Library science 0.18 0.37 0.18 0.23   0.26 0.17
Protective/legal services and public administration 0.49 0.74 0.45 0.68   0.59 0.57
Protective services 0.48 0.72 0.46 0.66   0.57 0.57
Public administration and legal services 0.08 0.10   0.12 0.06
† Not applicable.
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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