Almost 90 percent of the students in the Brainerd High School Class of 2000 plan to continue their education.
Superintendent Jerry Walseth had the annual senior survey summary available to the Brainerd School Board Monday, however, members had no questions on the information and did not discuss it.
Walseth said today he is very pleased with the results.
"It is reflective of the understanding need for life-long learning," he said. "With 86 percent of the folks going on to additional schooling is great."
The following are the results:
Of the 401 seniors who participated, 77 percent plan to pursue a college education. Of these students, 41 percent plan to attend Central Lakes College; 20 percent, out-of-state education; 15 percent, private schools in Minnesota; 14 percent, University of Minnesota (Duluth, Morris and Twin Cities); 8 percent, state colleges; and 2 percent at other community colleges in the state.
A majority of the students attending out-of-state colleges plan to go to the University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University.
Nine percent or 23 graduates plan to attend a technical education/trade school. Of these students, 68 percent plan to attend CLC Technical College-Brainerd/Staples; 9 percent, other Minnesota technical colleges; and 24 percent at private technical/trade colleges.
Other survey results indicate 15 are enlisted in the military, 22 are employed, eight are traveling, moving or involved in an internship and 15 are undecided about their future.
The results compared with last year show that 11 percent more students are attending college and 9 percent less are attending technical colleges.
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