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Table H171. Percentage of fall 2009 public school ninth-graders in 2012 who were asked to create a graduation, career, or education plan, submitted a plan, or reviewed or revised their plan, by student, family, and school characteristics: 2012
Characteristic Number of
students
    Percentage of students who:     Among students who were asked to create a
plan, percentage who:
    Were asked to
create a plan
    Submitted
a plan
  Met with school
staff to review
or revise their
plan once or
more each year
Both
submitted a
plan and met
with school
staff to review
or revise plan
    Submitted
a plan
  Met with school
staff to review
or revise their
plan once or
more each year
Both
submitted a
plan and met
with school
staff to review
or revise plan
 
                                   
Total 3,811,000     43.8     16.7   22.0 11.0     38.6   51.1 25.6  
                                   
Student sex                                  
Male 1,930,000     40.5     15.5   20.0 10.0     38.7   50.1 25.0  
Female 1,881,000     47.1     17.9   24.1 12.1     38.6   51.9 26.2  
                                   
Student race/ethnicity                                  
White 1,933,000     42.0     17.0   21.4 11.2     40.8   51.6 27.1  
Black or African American 541,000     52.5     19.3   27.2 13.4     38.0   53.8 26.6  
Hispanic or Latino 870,000     40.7     14.0   19.3 9.0     34.5   47.9 22.3  
Asian 135,000     49.6     13.8   23.4 7.6     27.8   47.3 15.3  
All other races1 332,000     45.6     19.1   23.8 12.9     42.2   52.4 28.5  
                                   
Student main activity for fall of 20132                                  
Postsecondary education 2,832,000     45.7     17.6   23.6 12.0     39.2   52.4 26.6  
Work 743,000     40.8     15.1   18.4 8.9     37.2   45.8 22.1  
Other 235,000     35.3     13.4   18.2 8.6     38.1   52.0 24.6  
                                   
Parent's highest education                                  
High school diploma, GED, or less 1,881,000     44.5     16.3   21.7 10.4     37.0   49.8 24.0  
Associate's degree 653,000     43.9     17.3   23.0 11.9     39.6   53.2 27.6  
Bachelor's degree 785,000     43.2     16.7   21.9 10.9     39.1   51.0 25.3  
Graduate/professional degree 492,000     41.9     17.7   22.2 12.4     42.9   53.3 29.8  
                                   
Family socioeconomic status (quintile rank)                                  
Lowest fifth 791,000     43.6     15.4   20.9 10.0     35.8   48.4 23.2  
Middle three-fifths 2,345,000     44.3     16.8   22.5 11.1     38.4   51.9 25.6  
Highest fifth 674,000     42.2     17.9   21.5 11.9     42.8   51.3 28.4  
                                   
School locale                                  
City 1,159,000     43.1     14.8   20.5 9.5     35.1   49.0 22.6  
Suburb 1,269,000     44.0     16.0   22.8 10.5     36.5   52.5 24.2  
Town 469,000     42.6     16.8   21.2 12.1     39.8   50.3 28.8  
Rural 914,000     45.0     20.2   23.2 13.2     45.2   52.1 29.7  
1 "All other races" includes American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, and persons of two or more races.
2 Indicates the one activity that students expect will be their main focus in fall 2013. "Work" includes military service; "Other" includes starting a family, caring for own children, or attending high school or a GED completion course.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals due to 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.

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