ERIC Number: ED313392
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
High School and Beyond Class of 1980 School Data File [machine-readable data file].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
High School and Beyond is a national longitudinal study of the cohorts of 1980 high school seniors and sophomores in the United States. The School File, a machine-readable data file (MRDF) contains questionnaire response data provided by administrators from 988 public, Catholic, and private schools. The file focuses on a number of school characteristics, including type and organization; faculty composition; instructional programs; course offerings; specialized programs; participation in Federal programs; funding sources; teacher organizations; and grading systems. The questionnaire contained 65 questions, and the file has 988 records. The tape consists of four files: (1) the school data file; (2) the machine-readable codebook; (3) the Statistical Analysis System control card file; and (4) the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences control card files. A codebook is available to assist data users. POPULATION: Public High Schools; Private High Schools; Catholic High Schools. TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey; Longitudinal Survey. SAMPLE: Public, Private, and Catholic High Schools (1988). RESPONDENTS: Administrators. FREQUENCY: Once. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1980. (SLD)
Descriptors: Administrators, Catholic Schools, Courses, Databases, Federal Programs, Financial Support, High Schools, Institutional Characteristics, Longitudinal Studies, National Surveys, Online Systems, Private Schools, Public Schools, Questionnaires, School Funds, School Organization, School Surveys, Statistical Data, Teacher Characteristics
U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), Information Technology Branch, 555 New Jersey Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20208-5725. Telephone: (202) 357-6528/6522. ($175).
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.