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ERIC Number: ED351646
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
High Achievers: 23rd Annual Survey. Attitudes and Opinions from the Nation's High Achieving Teens.
Who's Who among American High School Students, Northbrook, IL.
This report presents data from an annual survey of high school student leaders and high achievers. It is noted that of the nearly 700,000 high achievers featured in this edition, 5,000 students were sent the survey and 2,092 questionnaires were completed. Subjects were high school juniors and seniors selected for recognition by their principals or guidance counselors, other faculty members, national youth organizations or the publishing company because of their high achievement in academic activities, community service, athletics or their performance on national scholarship or award contests. It is noted questions were tabulated by total response; breakdowns by sex, race, type of school attended, and type of community are also included. On questions calling for write-in answers, results are shown of the most frequently mentioned answers. These categories of questions are included: (1) participant data/demographics; (2) education; (3) future plans; (4) teenagers and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS); (5) sexual behavior; (6) abortion; (7) tobacco, alcohol, and drugs; (8) peer pressure; (9) sexual violence and date rape; (10) violence in society; (11) life priorities; (12) race, religion, and prejudice; (13) personal satisfaction; (14) suicide; (15) social policy/politics; (16) gun control; and (17) most admired people. (ABL)
Descriptors: High Achievement, High School Seniors, High School Students, High Schools, National Surveys, Student Attitudes
Educational Communications, Inc., 721 N. McKinley, Lake Forest, IL 60045 (free).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Who's Who among American High School Students, Northbrook, IL.