Data Dictionary: Census 1970
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Survey: Census 1970
Data Source: Social Explorer & U.S. Census Bureau
Table: T37. Level Of School By Type Of School For Enrolled In School Population 3-34 Years And Over [18]
Universe: Population 3-34 years and over Enrolled In School
Table Details
T37. Level Of School By Type Of School For Enrolled In School Population 3-34 Years And Over
Universe: Population 3-34 years and over Enrolled In School
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; 1970 Census Users’ Guide; U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C., 1970.
 
Level and year or grade of school in which enrolled
Persons enrolled in school were asked the year or grade in which enrolled up to 6 or more years of college. In 1960, enrollment was classified into four levels with separate years or grades identified within each level as indicated below. In 1970, enrollment is classified as in 1960 with the addition of nursery school.

Nursery school
Identified in 1970, but not in 1960.

Kindergarten
Elementary school
Includes grades 1 through 8, identified separately in some tabulations. (Persons enrolled in a junior high school are classified as enrolled in elementary school or high school according to year in which enrolled.)

High school
Includes grades 9 through 12, identified separate] y in some tabulations. (See elementary school, above, for treatment of junior high school enrollment.)

College
Includes 1 through 5 academic years and 6 years or more, identified separately in some tabulations. College enrollment is defined to include enrollment in junior or community colleges, regular 4-year colleges, and graduate or professional schools.

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.