ERIC Number: ED334925
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jun-18
Reference Count: N/A
Mt. Edgecumbe High School Graduate Survey: A Study of the 1986-89 Graduates.
The report analyzes data from a survey of 133 Mt. Edgecumbe High School (Alaska) graduates from 1985-86 through 1988-89. Findings included the following: 50% of graduates were female and 50% male; the largest ethnic group was Eskimo (42%) followed by Aleuts (24%) and Caucasians (12%); 47% of graduates were attending postsecondary institutions on a full- or part-time basis; 35% were in non-military occupations, 5% were homemakers, 3% in the military, and 11% unemployed; 73% of current postsecondary students were attending Alaskan institutions, with 27% attending out-of-state schools; the largest percentage of students with a known major were majoring in business (24%); college students had a mean grade point average of 2.93; and students' parents had a mean of 11 years of education. A separate, more in-depth profile of students currently attending a postsecondary institution is provided. Extensive graphs and charts detail the findings. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Alaska Natives, Employment Patterns, Enrollment Rate, Ethnic Groups, Followup Studies, Graduate Surveys, High School Graduates, High Schools, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Sex Differences, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska Staff Development Network, Juneau.; Alaska Univ.- Southeast, Juneau.
Identifiers: Alaska; Sitka Borough School District AK
Note: For related documents, see HE 024 759-760.