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Classroom Context: Type of High School Program


As part of the 2009 science assessment, twelfth-graders were asked about their high school academic program. The full text of the question, corresponding percentages, and scale scores in each category are below.

Which of the following best describes your high school program?

A. General
B. Academic/college prep
C. Vocational/technical

Grade 12

More than one-half (55 percent) of twelfth-graders reported being enrolled in an academic/college prep program in high school.

Type of High School Program: Grade 12 percentage of students

NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Some apparent differences between estimates may not be statistically significant. See complete data.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2009 Science Assessment.

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