Data Dictionary: Census 1970
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Survey: Census 1970
Data Source: Social Explorer & U.S. Census Bureau
Table: T38. Level Of School For Population 3+ Years Enrolled In Public School [6]
Universe: Public School
Table Details
T38. Level Of School For Population 3+ Years Enrolled In Public School
Universe: Public School
Variable Label
T038_001
T038_002
T038_003
T038_004
T038_005
T038_006
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.
 
Public school enrollment
Includes persons attending schools controlled and supported primarily by local, State, or Federal governmental agencies.