ERIC Number: ED453864
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Apr
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Destination of Miami-Dade County Public High School Graduates the Year Following Their Graduation. Information Capsule.
Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.
This research brief examines the destination of Miami-Dade County public high school graduates the year following their graduation. For 1998-99, 58% continued into public postsecondary education, with 37% (375) enrolling at Miami-Dade Community College (M-DCC) (Florida), 9.6% at Florida International University (FIU), and 10.4% at other colleges or universities. The actual number of public high school graduates enrolling at M-DCC increased to 4,932 in 1998-99 (+32 students compared to 1997-98). The number enrolling at FIU increased to 1,283 (+331 students), while other colleges/universities attracted 1,367 students (+182). The overall proportion of graduates continuing into public postsecondary education has increased to 58%, which represents 465 more graduates continuing in 1998-99. For 1998-99, M-DCC's draw from the North, Homestead, and magnet recruiting schools is below the threshold of 35%. FIU's draw is above 10% for the Kendall, InterAmerican, and magnet schools. Other colleges and universities also drew more than 10% of graduates from the Kendall and magnet recruiting schools. (JA)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Miami-Dade Community Coll., FL. Office of Institutional Research.