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Table 7. Number of schools with students enrolled in any of grades 9–12, and among those schools, percentage that offered various college/career preparation opportunities, by school type and selected school characteristics: 2011–12


      Among schools with students in any of grades 9–12, percent that offered
School type and selected school characteristic Number of schools with students enrolled in any of grades 9‑12   Dual or concurrent enrollment that offers high school and college credit   Advanced Placement (AP) courses for college credit   International Baccalaureate (IB)1   Work-based learning or internships outside of school2   Career and technical education courses   Specialized career academy3  
All schools 36,370 52.6 2.4  
                             
All public schools 25,690 75.2 55.7 2.7 55.8 75.5 24.6
                             
School classification                             
Traditional public  23,640 75.9 56.5 2.8 56.8 77.1 25.3
Charter school  2,050 67.6 45.7 43.7 56.5
                             
Community type                             
City  5,790 64.6 53.6 5.9 ! 52.4 62.7 27.5
Suburban  5,430 69.9 61.0 3.3 59.3 73.7 25.4
Town  3,690 73.4 52.5 1.6 ! 56.0 76.6 22.2
Rural  10,790 84.1 55.2 1.2 55.7 82.9 23.5
                             
School level                             
Primary
Middle
High 18,360 81.7 63.8 3.5 64.1 79.2 30.0
Combined  7,240 59.4 35.7 34.4 65.7 11.4
                             
Student enrollment                             
Less than 100  4,390 40.5 10.1 36.5 50.1 11.5
100-199  2,820 73.7 27.4 # 49.5 70.7 11.9
200-499  6,660 80.9 47.7 51.3 76.3 17.9
500-749  3,530 79.9 71.7 1.5 ! 59.3 81.6 26.8
750-999  1,930 84.2 82.1 5.0 ! 63.1 84.4 28.8
1,000 or more  6,360 88.6 91.1 7.9 72.4 88.2 43.9
                             
Percent of K-12 students who
were approved for free or
reduced-price lunches
                           
0-34  7,860 82.4 71.0 3.7 61.4 82.5 24.8
35-49  4,450 85.2 66.3 2.8 65.0 82.2 26.4
50-74  5,780 81.9 57.8 3.3 59.8 78.1 27.3
75 or more  5,260 58.6 37.5 1.4 ! 39.5 61.9 19.9
School did not participate
in free or reduced-price
lunch program
2,340   52.7   19.5     45.7   62.7   24.7  
                             
All private schools 10,680 45.3 1.6 !  
                             
School classification                             
Catholic 1,390 82.1 3.0 !
Other religious 6,150 37.3
Nonsectarian 3,140 44.7 1.2 !
                             
Community type                             
City  3,240 53.0 3.7 !
Suburban  2,850 49.3
Town  1,160 31.0
Rural  3,430 39.6
                             
School level                             
Elementary
Secondary 2,780 63.5 2.6 !
Combined  7,890 38.9
                             
Student enrollment                             
Less than 100  5,250 25.5
100-199  1,700 41.6
200-499  2,340 67.1
500-749  800 90.7
750 or more            
— Not available.
† Not applicable.
# Rounds to zero.
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater (i.e., the standard error is 50 percent or more of the estimate) or the response rate is below 50 percent.
1 An international curriculum certified by the International Baccalaureate Organization.
2 Programs in which students earn course credits for supervised learning activities in paid or unpaid workplace assignments.
3 Curriculum organized around a specific career area, such as health, hospitality, or information technology.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School and Private School Data Files," 2011–12.


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