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Table SH126. Standard errors for table H126: Percentage of public high school graduates who earned credits, by curricular area: 1990, 2000, 2005, and 2009

Curricular area 1990   2000   2005   2009  
                 
All curricular areas, total        
                 
Academic, any        
Core academics, any        
English        
Mathematics   0.02   0.02   0.01  
Science 0.11   0.09   0.04   0.02  
Social studies 0.02   0.06   0.03   0.04  
Fine arts 1.46   1.36   0.72   0.61  
Foreign languages 1.17   0.99   0.55   0.49  
                 
Enrichment/other 0.25   0.43   0.05   0.15  
                 
Career/technical education (CTE), any 0.24   0.49   0.28   0.44  
Non-occupational CTE, any 0.90   1.51   0.84   1.21  
Family and consumer sciences education 1.73   1.35   1.09   1.00  
General labor market preparation, any 1.06   1.85   1.08   1.38  
                 
Occupational education, any 0.78   0.78   0.45   0.61  
Agriculture and natural resources 0.90   0.87   0.54   0.58  
Business 1.49   1.82   1.08   1.05  
Communications and design 0.88   1.27   0.79   0.91  
Computer and information sciences 1.47   1.61   0.91   0.87  
Construction and architecture 0.54   0.51   0.33   0.43  
Consumer and culinary services 1.02   1.04   0.77   0.62  
Engineering technologies 0.58   1.09   0.53   0.62  
Health sciences 0.65   1.28   0.67   0.65  
Manufacturing 1.26   0.98   0.81   0.52  
Marketing 0.56   0.82   0.54   0.54  
Public services 0.70   1.11   0.61   0.56  
Repair and transportation 0.71   0.61   0.38   0.43  
† Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Transcript Study (HSTS), 1990, 2000, 2005, and 2009.

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