Students' expectation for postsecondary education increases as family SES increases, and their expectation for working decreases as SES increases.
|Figure 2. Percentage distribution of fall 2009 public school ninth-graders as of spring 2012 according to their primary plan for fall 2013, by socioeconomic status (SES): 2012|
NOTE: Standard errors for estimates can be found at https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ctes/tables/h159.asp. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), First Follow-up Restricted-Use Data File. This figure was first published in the NCES Data Point The Education and Work Plans of Public High School Students.