ERIC Number: ED423792
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jan-6
Reference Count: N/A
Department of Defense Education Activity: Research and Evaluation Branch. School Summary of Post-Secondary Plans, 1996-97 Evaluation.
Department of Defense Education Activity, Arlington, VA.
This report presents findings of a survey of high schools in the Department of Defense Dependents Schools and the Domestic Dependents Elementary and Secondary Schools for school year 1996-97 regarding graduating seniors' plans after graduation. Major findings indicate that of the 3,117 graduating seniors at DOD schools, four out of five planned to attend college, with most of these planning to attend a four-year college or university; 10 percent of the class planned to enter the military; graduates were awarded over $26 million in scholarship monies, averaging $10,216 per graduating senior planning to attend college; 58 percent of this money was awarded through military scholarships, including $8.7 million for the military academies. Tables and charts provide detailed displays of data for 1997 graduates by military district, ethnic status, and graduates' plans after graduation; specific graduate plans (four year-college, two-year college, vocational, job, military, apprenticeship, or undecided) by military district; dollar amounts awarded to graduates by scholarship type and military school system; scholarship monies awarded by district and scholarship type; and colleges and universities most chosen by graduates. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Defense Education Activity, Arlington, VA.