ERIC Number: ED313402
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 School File [machine-readable data file].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
The National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 (NLS-72) collected data on a sample of seniors in the 1971-72 school year. Excluded were students from schools for the handicapped, schools for legally confined students, and special school situations. The school file, a companion to the student data file, contains 1,318 records, one for each high school from which NLS-72 students were sampled. It contains information about the environment, staff, procedures, facilities, and curricula of the sample high schools. The 504 variables of each record are primarily from the School Questionnaire and one or two Counselor Questionnaires from each school. TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey; Longitudinal Survey; Sample Survey. POPULATION: High School Seniors in the 1971-72 School Year. SAMPLE: High Schools (1,200); Backup Sample (157); Augmentation Sample (16). RESPONDENTS: Administrators; Counselors. RESPONSE RATE: High Schools (1,153=96%); Backup Sample (149=94.9%); Augmentation Sample (16=100%). FREQUENCY: Once. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1972. (SLD)
Descriptors: Databases, Educational Environment, Educational Facilities, Grade 12, High School Seniors, High Schools, Longitudinal Studies, National Surveys, Online Systems, Private Schools, Public Schools, Questionnaires, School Personnel, School Statistics, School Surveys, Secondary School Curriculum, Statistical Data
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
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972