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Table H41. Percentage of 1992 public high school graduates who enrolled in postsecondary education within 12 months of graduating from high school, percentage of graduates who enrolled by 2000, and average number of months until graduates enrolled, by occupational credits earned in high school: 2000
Occupational credits
earned in high school
Percent enrolled
within 12 months
Percent enrolled
by 2000
Average number
of months
until enrollment
All public high school graduates 70.2 83.2 7.3
None84.0 92.0 5.1
0.011.99 credits78.5 89.5 5.9
2.003.99 credits72.4 85.5 7.6
4.00 or more credits53.0 70.3 10.0
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, The National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88/2000), "Fourth Follow-up, 2000."

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