ERIC Number: ED275802
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
District Report. 1985-86 High School Dropouts. September, 1986.
This report provides eleven tables containing dropout statistics for Albuquerque, New Mexico Public Schools for the 1985-86 school year. Data for the district and for individual schools are included. The table break down total statistics into categories such as ethnicity, gender, and grade level. Major findings were the following: (1) the district dropout rate for 1985-86 was 5.67%; (2) the highest dropout rate among ethnic groups occurred for those classified as "other," which includes Oriental, North African, and East Indian students (7.75%), while the lowest occurred for black students (4.56%); (3) dropout rates for Grades 9 through 12 were 2.60%, 5.98%, 7.36%, and 7.18%, respectively; (4) males dropped out of district high schools at a rate of 5.51%; and (5) a total of 78% of all high school students who dropped out within the district left due to either a lack of motivation or interest or else failed to re-enroll at the beginning of the school year. (KH)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Albuquerque Public Schools, NM.