Data Dictionary: Census 1970
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Survey: Census 1970
Data Source: Social Explorer & U.S. Census Bureau
Table: T36. School Enrollment By Level And Type Of School (15%) [22]
Universe: Total Population 3 Years Old and Over Enrolled in School
Table Details
T36. School Enrollment By Level And Type Of School (15%)
Universe: Total Population 3 Years Old and Over Enrolled in School
Variable Label
T036_001
T036_002
T036_003
T036_004
T036_005
T036_006
T036_007
T036_008
T036_009
T036_010
T036_011
T036_012
T036_013
T036_014
T036_015
T036_016
T036_017
T036_018
T036_019
T036_020
T036_021
T036_022
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; 1970 Census Users’ Guide; U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1970.
 
Enrollment status
In 1960, ascertained for persons 5 to 34 years of age, who were classified as enrolled in school if they attended regular school or college at any time since February 1, 1960. (Attendance at a nursery school, business or trade school, or adult education classes was not to be counted; regular schooling included kindergarten and schooling leading to an elementary school certificate, high school diploma, or college degree.) Persons enrolled in a regular school who did not actually attend because of illness, etc. were classified as enrolled in school. In 1970, ascertained for persons 3 years and older, who are classified as enrolled in school if they attended regular school or college at any time since February 1, 1970. (Regular schooling includes nursery school, kindergarten, and schooling leading to an elementary school certificate, high school diploma, or college degree.)

Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; 1970 Census Users’ Guide; U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1970.
 
Type of school in which enrolled
Persons enrolled in school are classified by type of school in terms of public or private, as indicated below.

Public school enrollment
Includes persons attending schools controlled and supported primarily by local, State, or Federal governmental agencies.

Private school enrollment
Includes persons attending schools controlled and supported mainly by religious organizations (parochial schools) or private persons or organizations. In 1970, parochial school enrollment and other private school enrollment are identified as separate categories for each level of school except college.