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ERIC Number: ED226908
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 58
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Research and Planning.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky