Data set from A level and other 16 to 18 results

Retention by student characteristics

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Retention metrics by student characteristics.


Data set details

Theme
School and college outcomes and performance
Publication
A level and other 16 to 18 results
Release type
Geographic levels
National
Indicators
  • % retained
  • % retained and assessed
  • % returned and retained for a second year
Filters
  • Characteristic
  • Cohort
Time period
2017/18 to 2019/20

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
time_periodtime_identifiergeographic_levelcountry_codecountry_nameversionexam_cohortlevel_of_studyinstitution_typecharacteristic_typecharacteristic_valueretention_in_scoperetainedretained_and_assessed2yr_retention_in_scope2yr_retained
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFinalA levelLevel 3National state-funded mainstreamAll StudentsAll state-funded mainstream students22828992.06690.52322384488.581
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFinalAcademicLevel 3National state-funded mainstreamAll StudentsAll state-funded mainstream students23073992.03290.4622616488.231
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFinalApplied GeneralLevel 3National state-funded mainstreamAll StudentsAll state-funded mainstream students6159686.85381.4655916274.284
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFinalTechnical certificateLevel 2National state-funded mainstreamAll StudentsAll state-funded mainstream students1062387.04765.998zz
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandFinalTech levelLevel 3National state-funded mainstreamAll StudentsAll state-funded mainstream students2353389.15680.5382199576.113

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
2yr_retained% returned and retained for a second year
2yr_retention_in_scopeNumber of students in two-year programme
characteristic_valueCharacteristic
exam_cohortCohort
retained% retained

Footnotes

  1. Percentages in tables are presented to 1dp. Percentage differences presented in the text are calculated using underlying data at 3dp.
  2. Figures for the total number of students may not match the sum of females and males, as not all institutions recorded the gender for every student.
  3. Disadvantage status is as reported at the end of key stage 4. Analysis involving disadvantage status includes students at state-funded schools and colleges only.
  4. EHC plans and statements of SEN are legal documents which detail the needs of the individual student, and the assistance they are to receive.
  5. 'z' denotes that there are no applicable observations of the indicator.

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