|Table H103. Among 2004 public high school graduates who enrolled in postsecondary education within the first 2 years after high school graduation, percentage who persisted (either attained a credential or were still enrolled), by occupational concentrator status, area of concentration, and number of occupational credits earned in high school: 2006|
|Occupational concentrator status,1 area of
concentration, and number of occupational credits
|Agriculture and natural resources||76.3||[70.6–82.1]|
|Communications and design||86.9||[82.5–91.3]|
|Computer and information sciences||84.8||[78.8–90.9]|
|Construction and architecture||73.2||[60.6–85.7]|
|Consumer and culinary services||71.2||[62.9–79.5]|
|Repair and transportation||71.9||[62.5–81.4]|
|Agriculture and natural resources||79.3||[71.0–87.7]|
|Communications and design||84.3||[76.7–91.9]|
|Computer and information sciences||82.8||[69.1–96.5]|
|Construction and architecture||69.7||[51.7–87.7]|
|Consumer and culinary services||70.2||[57.4–83.1]|
|Repair and transportation||69.0||[56.2–81.7]|
|Number of occupational credits|
|4.00 or more credits||79.6||[77.1–82.1]|
|† Not applicable.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 The 2- and 3-credit occupational concentrators are graduates who earned at least 2.0 and 3.0 credits, respectively, in one of the 12 occupational areas listed in the table. Graduates can concentrate in more than one occupational area.
NOTE: See the Technical Notes for the definition of 95% CI (confidence interval). Persistence status was measured as of the time of the 2006 interview.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), “Second Follow-up, 2006” and High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 2004.