ERIC Number: ED334923
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jun-5
Reference Count: N/A
Barrow High School Graduate Survey: A Study of the 1986-89 Graduates.
The report analyzes data from a survey of Barrow High School (Alaska) graduates (N=82 with a 51% return rate) from 1985-86 through 1988-89. Findings included the following: 71 percent of graduates were female and 29 percent male; the largest ethnic group was Inupiaq (42.68%) followed by Caucasian (30.49%) and multiple-ethnic background (15.85%); 25.61% of graduates were currently attending postsecondary institutions on a full- or part-time basis; 58.54% were working in non-military occupations, 3.66% were in the military, and 10.98% were unemployed; the largest employment category was government (32.93%); postsecondary students were attending in-state institutions over out-of-state institutions by a 3-to-1 margin; most students did not declare a major, but the largest single major, business, was declared by 19.05% of students; students reported a mean grade point average of 2.88; 76.19% of students attending postsecondary institutions were female and 57.14% were Caucasian; graduates rated their high-school preparation as 6.97 on a 10-point scale; and parents of the graduates had a mean of 12 years of education. Extensive charts and graphs detail the findings. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Alaska Natives, Employment Patterns, Enrollment Rate, Ethnic Groups, Followup Studies, Graduate Surveys, High School Graduates, High Schools, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Sex Differences, Student Characteristics
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska Staff Development Network, Juneau.; Alaska Univ.- Southeast, Juneau.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska