ERIC Number: ED274082
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Sep
Reference Count: 0
School Enrollment--Social and Economic Characteristics of Students: October 1985 (Advance Report). Current Population Reports: Population Characteristics.
Current Population Reports, Series P-20 n409 Sep 1986
This report presents summary data on school enrollment for October 1985 and on some of the important changes in enrollment that have occurred in the past 20 years. Presented in six tables, the data are from the October school enrollment supplement to the Current Population Survey. Highlights of the report include the following findings: (1) in October 1985 there were 59.7 million persons aged 3 years old or over enrolled in school; (2) elementary, secondary, and college enrollment did not change between 1984 and 1985, but kindergarten enrollment grew; (3) significant growth in college enrollment since 1975 was attributable to increases in enrollment among older students; and (4) college enrollment among blacks remained relatively stable over the last 10 years. The report provides a brief overview of the findings, noting the impact of changing birth rates, then presents six tables providing data on recent years' enrollment rates among students by age, race, sex, national origin, and educational level. An appendix discusses the source of the data and the reliability of the estimates based upon them. (PGD)
Descriptors: Birth Rate, Demography, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends, National Surveys, School Statistics, Student Characteristics, Tables (Data)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (GPO Stock No. 803-005-00001-0; $1.00).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of the Census (DOC), Suitland, MD.
Note: For the 1984 Advance Report, see ED 267 497.