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Table SH91. Standard errors for the number and percentage distribution of public high school graduates who were occupational concentrators or nonconcentrators, by size and locale of 12th grade school, and occupational area of concentration: 2005
Occupational concentrator status Number of graduates Size of 12th-grade school   Locale of 12th-grade school
Small Medium Large Urban Suburban and town Rural
                 
Percentage distribution of 2-credit occupational concentrators
                 
Any occupational concentration 24,590 1.56 2.43 2.05   1.16 1.45 1.43
Agriculture and natural resources 7,310 3.86 4.38 1.76   1.03 3.16 3.14
Business 10,520 1.94 2.79 2.64   2.04 2.17 2.22
Communications and design 7,770 1.80 3.87 3.50   2.36 3.30 2.41
Computer and information sciences 5,800 3.10 4.58 3.61   2.99 3.34 3.61
Construction and architecture 3,780 3.85 5.21 3.54   1.75 3.99 4.40
Consumer and culinary services 6,500 2.39 3.45 2.86   2.38 3.44 3.15
Engineering technologies 5,320 2.75 4.25 3.65   2.94 4.37 4.09
Health sciences 5,200 2.88 4.02 3.46   2.88 3.08 3.82
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 9,640 2.22 3.11 1.95   2.09 2.71 2.58
Marketing 5,440 2.05 4.72 4.14   3.83 4.69 2.94
Public services 4,500 10.01 7.37 4.75   7.66 6.38 7.52
                 
Nonconcentrator 30,830 1.09 2.44 2.13   1.21 1.34 1.07
                 
Percentage distribution of 3-credit occupational concentrators
                 
Any occupational concentration 17,170 1.77 2.66 2.07   1.38 1.75 1.94
Agriculture and natural resources 5,370 4.42 4.92 2.00   1.01 3.59 3.59
Business 5,240 2.50 3.81 3.66   3.02 3.08 3.41
Communications and design 4,290 2.67 5.20 4.50   3.59 4.57 3.97
Computer and information sciences 2,920 3.50 5.46 4.27   3.95 4.90 4.81
Construction and architecture 2,850 4.82 6.42 3.47   2.19 4.67 5.32
Consumer and culinary services 3,610 2.08 3.61 3.01   3.05 3.85 3.48
Engineering technologies 3,220 4.36 5.38 4.75   4.24 5.76 4.91
Health sciences 4,460 3.18 4.24 3.37   3.45 3.40 4.31
Manufacturing, repair, and transportation 6,920 2.57 3.43 1.84   2.47 2.70 3.03
Marketing 3,170 2.54 4.87 4.43   4.35 5.02 3.07
Public services 3,350 13.91 10.14 7.06   11.06 6.45 11.29
                 
Nonconcentrator 36,870 1.11 2.36 2.06   1.12 1.25 1.01
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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