ERIC Number: ED129180
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
ATP National Report on College-Bound Seniors, 1975-76.
College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.
Presented are the records of 1976 seniors in the United States and who registered for the College Boards before April of their senior year. Statistical data presented includes information on: (1) type of high school; (2) ethnic background; (3) high school record; (4) test scores; (5) college plans; (6) activities; (7) skills and abilities; and (8) finances. Highlights of the data include: (1) the number of women taking the SAT exceeded that of men for the second consecutive year; (2) SAT-verbal average dropped 3 points to 431 and the mathematical average remained the same as the previous year at 472; (3) the median parental contribution toward college expenses was estimated at $1,170. Topics discussed include: (1) minority and majority; (2) poor and rich; (3) academic accomplishments in high school; (4) scholastic aptitude test (SAT) scores; (5) reading comprehension and vocabulary subscores; (6) test of standard written English scores; (7) achievement test scores; (8) students' self-assessment of skills and abilities; (9) extracurricular activities; (10) plans for advanced standing and advanced degrees; (11) college housing preferences; (12) intended fields of study in college; (13) help wanted outside of regular classes; and (14) accomplishment and ambition. (Author/KE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aspiration, Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, College Bound Students, Educational Needs, Educational Testing, Equivalency Tests, Extracurricular Activities, Family Income, Females, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Males, National Norms, Parent Financial Contribution, Reading Ability, Self Concept, Socioeconomic Status, Statistical Data, Surveys, Testing Programs, Vocabulary Skills
The College Entrance Examination Board Regional Office, 17 Executive Park Drive, N.E., Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Entrance Examination Board, New York, NY.