About three-quarters of graduates who were CTE concentrators in high school enrolled in postsecondary education, although a lower percentage did so than among students who had not concentrated in CTE
|Figure 1. Percentage of 2013 public high school graduates who enrolled in postsecondary education as of 2016, by career and technical education (CTE) concentrator status in high school: 2016|
NOTE: The 2- and 3-credit concentrators are students who earned at least 2 or at least 3
credits, respectively, in at least 1 of the following 10 CTE areas: agriculture and natural
resources; business, finance, and marketing; communications and communication
technologies; computer and information science; construction; consumer services;
engineering, design, and production; health care; mechanical repair and operation; and
public services. See https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/ctes/tables/H233.asp for more precise
estimates and standard errors.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:2009), Base-year, 2013 Update, Second Follow-up, and High School Transcript File.