ERIC Number: ED313398
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
High School and Beyond Student File (Base Year 1980) [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 seniors and sophomores in the United States, intended to provide information on these students through early adulthood. This base year student file, a machine-readable data file (MDRF), is the first information available from the study. It includes information on 58,270 students from 1,015 public and private schools. The senior questionnaire contained 121 questions; the sophomore questionnaire contained 114 questions. The file includes information on personal background; education; work experiences; postsecondary plans and aspirations; school activities; attitudes; and verbal and non-verbal cognitive test scores from a nine-part battery for seniors and a seven-part battery for sophomores. The tape includes four parts: (1) student data file; (2) machine readable codebook; (3) Statistical Analysis System control card file; and (4) Statistical Package for the Social Sciences control card file. The codebook is also available as a bound volume. POPULATION: High Schools (24,725); High School Sophomores (3,779,288); High School Seniors (3,040,000). TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey; Sample Survey; Longitudinal Survey. SAMPLE: High Schools (1,122); High School Sophomores (35,723); High School Seniors (34,981). RESPONDENTS: High Schools (1,015); High School Seniors (28,240); High School Sophomores (30,030). RESPONSE RATE: High Schools (1,015=90.5%); High School Sophomores (30,030=84%); High School Seniors (28,240=80.5%). FREQUENCY: Periodic. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1980. (SLD)
Descriptors: Databases, Educational Experience, Extracurricular Activities, Grade 10, Grade 12, High School Seniors, High School Students, High Schools, Leisure Time, Longitudinal Studies, National Surveys, Online Systems, Private Schools, Public Schools, School Activities, Statistical Data, Student Attitudes, Work Experience
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
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.