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Table 1. Percentage distribution of postsecondary attendance of Career and Technical Education (CTE) Concentrators compared to Non-Concentrators among 2003-04 public high school graduates, by attainment status (2012)Percentage distribution of postsecondary attendance of Career and Technical Education (CTE) Concentrators compared to Non-Concentrators among 2003-04 public high school graduates, by attainment status (2012)

        Postsecondary attainment status
Characteristic   No PS attendance Some PS attendance, no credential Undergraduate certificate Associate's degree Bachelor's degree Professional degree or certificate1
Total   10.7 32.4 10.0 9.7 29.1 8.2
               
CTE Concentrator2   17.6 32.5 12.5 10.6 21.5 5.4
Non-CTE Concentrator   9.3 32.4 9.5 9.5 30.6 8.7
1 Professional degree or certificate includes the categories Master's degree, Post-master's certificate, and Doctoral degree from variable F3A13B. For more information, see the sample member questionnaire, available on the ELS website: http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/els2002/questionnaires.asp
2 A "CTE concentrator" is defined as a high school student who earned three or more credits in CTE courses in one specific topic area while in high school, as indicated on the student's high school transcript.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002), Third Follow-up Restricted-use File.


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