ERIC Number: ED422996
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
High School Draw: Direct Entry Enrollment of Dade County Public High School Graduates--Annual Report Year Data 1992-93 through 1996-97. Research Report No. 97-06R.
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. Findings of the 1997 study, including comparisons with data from studies conducted over the past 5 years, include the following: (1) in 1995-96, there were 13,266 standard-diploma graduates from 25 Dade County public high schools, 39% of whom enrolled at MDCC during 1996-97; (2) for 1996-97, nearly 27% of the White non-Hispanic, 31% of the Black non-Hispanic, and 49% of the Hispanic Dade County high school graduates were drawn to MDCC; (3) during the past 5 years, MDCC's draw of Dade County high school graduates decreased by 934 students, putting it at a five-year low; (4) of the 25 feeder schools, 10 increased in numbers drawn to the college; (5) schools with the largest positive change in draw for 1996-97 were Killian (+45), Sunset (+31), Carol City (+20), Southwest (+17), and Hialeah-Miami Lakes (+16). College-wide comparisons and campus data for specific high schools are provided. (EMH)
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Choice, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Enrollment, Enrollment Rate, Enrollment Trends, Ethnic Groups, Feeder Patterns, High School Graduates, High Schools, Institutional Research, School Statistics, Statistical Data, Student Recruitment, Tables (Data), Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.