ERIC Number: ED340424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
High School Draw: Direct Entry Enrollment of Dade County Public High School Graduates by Ethnic Category. Research Report No. 91-06R.
For a number of years, analyses have been conducted each fall term to determine changes in the draw of high school graduates to Miami-Dade Community College (MDCC) from the Dade County Public Schools (DCPS). Findings of the fall term 1990 study include the following: (1) 4,676 of the 13,156 Dade County public high school graduates enrolled at MDCC (35.5%), representing an increase in absolute numbers but a decrease in percentage drawn when compared with 1989 data; (2) North Campus and Wolfson Campus increased in absolute and proportional draw of high school graduates, while South Campus decreased in both of these measures; (3) the White non-Hispanic student draw was 767 students (24.4%), the Black non-Hispanic draw was 1,034 (24.8%), and the Hispanic draw was 2,792 (49.5%); (4) South Campus led the proportional draw of graduates by recruiting area with 40%, while Wolfson Campus drew 36% and North Campus drew 29%; (5) 11 of 24 high schools decreased in percent of high school graduates drawn to MDCC in 1990; (6) the three schools with the biggest absolute drop in draw for fall term 1990 were Killian (55 fewer students), Palmetto (a drop of 43 students), and North Miami (a drop of 29 students); and (7) the top five schools for the greatest absolute number of draws to MDCC were Sunset (449 students), Coral Park (356 students), Southwest (336 students), Hialeah (297 students), and Miami Senior (269 students). (JMC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.