credits that public high school graduates earned during high school, by curricular area: 2009">
|Table H128. Average number of credits and percentage of total credits that public high school graduates earned during high school, by curricular area: 2009|
|Curricular area||Average number of credits earned||Percent of total credits earned|
|All curricular areas, total||26.91||100.0|
|Core academics, total||15.76||58.9|
|Career/technical education (CTE), total||3.57||13.1|
|Non-occupational CTE, total||1.10||4.1|
|Family and consumer sciences education||0.34||1.3|
|General labor market preparation, total||0.76||2.8|
|Introduction to technology||0.04||0.1|
|Other general labor market preparation||0.02||0.1|
|Occupational education, total||2.47||9.0|
|Agriculture and natural resources||0.20||0.7|
|Communications and design||0.36||1.3|
|Computer and information sciences||0.23||0.8|
|Construction and architecture||0.11||0.4|
|Consumer and culinary services||0.26||1.0|
|Education and library science||0.04||0.2|
|Protective and legal services/public administration||0.07||0.2|
|Public administration and legal services||#||#|
|Repair and transportation||0.17||0.6|
|Mechanics and repair||0.15||0.6|
# Rounds to zero.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
NOTE: 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 Transcript Study (HSTS), 2009.