ERIC Number: ED160332
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Holding Power and Graduates. Kentucky Public and Non-Public High Schools, May, 1976 Classes. 21st Annual Report.
Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Div. of Educational Research.
In 1976, 41,700 students graduated from Kentucky's public high schools; 38.2% were recorded as entering college and 44.95% as entering formal educational programs beyond high school level. From non-public schools there were 3,754 students graduating; 62.4% entered college, and an overall 67.6% were involved in formal education programs. Of the 1972-73 ninth graders, 68% graduated in 1976. The increase in the number of 1976 graduates as compared to the class of 1963 is 17,314 or 61.5%. Data is taken from principals' annual reports, superintendents' end of year reports, and the "Biennial Report of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction". Tabular data is presented as a comparison of the whereabouts of 1963 and 1976 graduates; enrollment patterns over the past 4 years of 1972-73 ninth graders in public, non-public and combined schools; and on the whereabouts of 1976 graduates from public, non-public and combined schools. Part I of this report presents numbers and whereabouts of 1976 graduates of all Kentucky high schools. Part II measures holding power by summarizing data on whereabouts and survival rate from ninth grade on ten graduating classes from 1967 to 1976 of public, non-public, and combined high schools. (DS)
Descriptors: Age, College Bound Students, Comparative Analysis, Educational Trends, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, Graduate Surveys, High Schools, Longitudinal Studies, Private Schools, Public Schools, School Holding Power, School Size, Sex Differences, Small Schools, Tables (Data), Trend Analysis, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Div. of Educational Research.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky