Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Education

Degree Discipline



The problem under investigation is a follow-up study of the freshmen who entered the ninth grade at Hempstead High School, Hempstead, Texas in September, 1975.

The purposes of this study were to attempt to determine specifically (1) the number and grade level of those who dropped out of school prior to graduation in 1979; (2) the underlying causes given by the drop-outs; (3) the reasons for staying in school as given by pupils who graduated; (4) how many of the graduates entered college, vocational or trade school; (5) the differences, if any, in grades of graduates and drop-outs; (6) current status of graduates - marital and employment - and drop-outs.

This study was limited to sixty-two students, five years after they entered the freshman class of Hempstead High School, Hempstead, Texas in September, 1975.

Committee Chair/Advisor

Raymond Carreathers


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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