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Table 4. Among 2003–04 high school graduates who filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for academic year 2004–05, the percentage who received a Pell grant, by funding status, postsecondary enrollment status and level: 2004–05

Population characteristics Percentage of 2003–04 high school graduates who filed a FAFSA application for academic year 2004–05 and enrolled in that academic year in a postsecondary program, who:
Received a Pell grant, and: Did not receive a Pell grant, and: Did not attend a post- secondary program in 2004–05
Enrolled first in any post- secondary program Enrolled first in a four-year program Enrolled first in a two-year program Enrolled first in a less-than-
two year program
Enrolled first in any post- secondary program Enrolled first in a four-year program Enrolled first in a two-year program Enrolled first in a less-than-
two year program
Total  35.24 21.02 13.43 0.78   54.80 40.68 13.64 0.48   9.96
                       
Sex                       
Female  37.94 21.65 15.17 1.13   53.63 39.41 13.69 0.54   8.42
Male  31.78 20.23 11.21 0.34   56.30 42.30 13.58 0.41   11.92
                       
Race ethnicity                       
White  26.85 16.78 9.81 0.27   65.62 50.02 15.26 0.34   7.53
Other racial/ethnic groups  50.05 28.52 19.84 1.69   35.70 24.19 10.78 0.73   14.25
Black  56.13 32.99 21.50 1.63   27.91 19.54 7.35 1.01   15.96
Hispanic  47.85 23.34 21.83 2.68   37.19 20.34 15.98 0.88 ! 14.96
Asian/Pacific Islander  46.31 32.20 13.85   46.11 35.97 9.96 0.18 ! 7.58
                       
Family socio-economic status                       
Lowest quartile  59.34 30.23 26.90 2.21   21.89 10.45 11.12 0.33   18.76
Second quartile  47.15 26.99 19.22 0.94   40.83 25.50 14.22 1.11   12.02
Third quartile  29.14 19.26 9.60 0.29 ! 62.56 45.08 16.98 0.49   8.30
Top quartile  15.07 11.62 3.29 0.16 ! 80.99 69.26 11.67 0.06 ! 3.94
                       
Type of high school                       
Public  36.56 21.65 14.09 0.82   52.87 38.19 14.20 0.48   10.57
Catholic  19.01 15.74 2.69 0.59 ! 77.38 70.73 6.23 0.42 ! 3.61
Other private  24.32 13.38 10.94 #   71.39 59.37 11.24 0.78 ! 4.29
                       
Locale                       
Urban  41.31 26.52 14.11 0.68   48.25 38.05 9.69 0.51   10.45
Suburban  30.32 17.29 12.21 0.83   60.24 43.87 15.80 0.57   9.44
Rural  37.21 21.50 14.88 0.83   52.29 37.30 14.75 0.24 ! 10.50
! Interpret data with caution (estimates are unstable).
‡ Reporting standards not met (too few cases)
# Rounds to zero
NOTE: Federal loans received in 2004–05 includes only a Stafford Subsidized or Unsubsidized Loan or a Plus Loan. Subtotals of those who received a federal loan or grant may include some who attended an unknown type of institution. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Other racial/ethnic groups include American Indians/Alaskan Natives and persons of more than one race. High school type is for the last high school attended.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002/06).


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