ERIC Number: ED226908
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Holding Power and Graduates. Kentucky Public and Non-Public High Schools, May 1982 Classes. 27th Annual Report.
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Research and Planning.
In 1982, 46,818 students graduated from all Kentucky high schools; 23,232 (49.6%) were boys and 23,586 (50.4%) were girls. There were 42,700 students graduated from public schools, which represented 65% of the 9th grade enrollment of 1978-79. There were 4,118 students, or 8.8% of the state total, graduated from non-public high schools. Sixty-nine percent of the non-public school graduates and 42.3% of the public school graduates were attending colleges or universities, for an overall percentage rate of 44.7%. Of the total 1982 graduates, 21.8% were employed, 3.8% were in the military, 8.4% were unemployed, and 12.7% were other/unknown. Of the 175 public high schools with graduating classes, 14 (8%) graduated less than 50, and 54 (30%) graduated less than 100. Of the reporting non-public high schools with graduating classes, 17 (55%) graduated less than 50, while 24 (77%) graduated less than 100. Primary sources of data were principals' annual reports, superintendents' end-of-year reports, and the "Biennial Report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction." Part I provides an indication of school holding power and whereabouts of graduates for both public and non-public high schools. Part II presents summary data on holding power trends from 1973 to 1982. (BRR)
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Comparative Analysis, Educational Trends, Employment Statistics, Enrollment Trends, Graduate Surveys, High Schools, Longitudinal Studies, Postsecondary Education, Private Schools, Public Schools, School Holding Power, School Size, Sex Differences, Small Schools, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Research and Planning.
Note: For related documents, see ED 160 329-333.