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Table H89. Number and percentage distribution of public high school graduates who were occupational concentrators or nonconcentrators, by disability status, limited English proficiency (LEP) status, and occupational area of concentration: 2005
Occupational concentrator status Number of graduates Disability status in grade 12     LEP status in grade 12
Has disability   No reported disability LEP   No reported LEP
                   
Percentage distribution of 2-credit occupational concentrators1
                   
Any occupational concentration 939,000 9.7   90.3     2.3   97.7
Agriculture and natural resources 114,500 13.5   86.5     1.3   98.7
Business 204,700 4.3   95.7     1.4   98.6
Communications and design 130,600 5.9   94.1     1.5   98.5
Computer and information sciences 89,600 6.4   93.6     2.1   97.9
Construction and architecture 51,800 19.7   80.3     2.1   97.9
Consumer and culinary services 105,400 14.0   86.0     2.5   97.5
Engineering technologies 59,000 8.4   91.6     1.6   98.4
Health sciences 77,600 7.1   92.9     3.3   96.7
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 181,600 16.5   83.5     2.9   97.1
Marketing 64,000 5.7   94.3     1.7 ! 98.3
Public services 28,500 7.1   92.9     4.4 ! 95.6
                   
Nonconcentrator 1,478,400 7.9   92.1     4.0   96.0
                   
Percentage distribution of 3-credit occupational concentrators2
                   
Any occupational concentration 514,000 10.6   89.4     1.8   98.2
Agriculture and natural resources 71,300 14.7   85.3     0.7 ! 99.3
Business 74,400 2.9   97.1     1.7   98.3
Communications and design 49,600 6.4   93.6     1.5 ! 98.5
Computer and information sciences 34,600 5.4   94.6     1.3 ! 98.7
Construction and architecture 29,500 22.7   77.3     1.3 ! 98.7
Consumer and culinary services 53,100 16.3   83.7     1.8   98.2
Engineering technologies 24,900 7.2   92.8     0.7 ! 99.3
Health sciences 51,600 5.1   94.9     2.4   97.6
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 109,600 17.2   82.8     2.2   97.8
Marketing 33,800 4.5   95.5     1.6 ! 98.4
Public services 13,900 7.9 ! 92.1     3.9 ! 96.1
                   
Nonconcentrator 1,903,400 8.1   91.9     3.8   96.2
! Interpret data with caution. Standard error is more than one-third of the estimate.
1 2-credit occupational concentrators are defined as graduates who earned 2.0 or more credits in any one of the 11 occupational areas listed in this table. Nonconcentrators are those public high school graduates who do not meet this definition.
23-credit occupational concentrators are defined as graduates who earned 3.0 or more credits in any one of the 11 occupational areas listed in this table. Nonconcentrators are those public high school graduates who do not meet this definition.
NOTE: This table shows, for example, that among public high school graduates from the class of 2005 who were 2-credit occupational concentrators in agriculture and natural resources, 13.5 percent had a disability. 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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