ERIC Number: ED405063
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
High School Draw: Direct Entry Enrollment of Dade County Public High School Graduates--Annual Report Year Data 1991-92 through 1995-96. Research Report No. 96-03R.
For a number of years, analyses have been conducted each fall term to determine changes in the draw of high school graduates to Florida's Miami-Dade Community College (MDCC) from the Dade County Public Schools (DCPS). Findings of the fall term 1995 study, including comparisons to data from studies conducted over the past 5 years, include the following: (1) in 1995-96, there were 13,831 prior year high school graduates from DCPS, with 5,568 of these enrolled at MDCC; (2) 26% of White non-Hispanic graduates, 31% of Black non-Hispanics, and 50% of Hispanics were enrolled at the college in fall 1995; (3) while the number of DCPS high school graduates increased 7.7% from 1991-92 to 1995-96, the number who enrolled at MDCC decreased 5.4%; (4) the number of White non-Hispanic high school graduates decreased by 20% over the 5-year period, while the number enrolling at MDCC decreased a dramatic 37%; (5) the number of Black non-Hispanic graduates increased 7% over the period, while the percent draw to MDCC remained stable at 31% to 35%; (6) over the 5 years, Hispanic high school graduates increased 23%, but the number enrolled at the college increased less than 2%; and (7) 9 out of 25 DCPS schools had increases in the number of high school graduates enrolled at MDCC. Results by MDCC's North, Kendall, Wolfstead, and Homestead campuses are included. (HAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.