Academic outcomes, by type of high school attended
|Outcome variable||Public high school||Private high school||Private high school minus public high school|
|Log of reading score||6.284||6.365||0.081|
|Log of mathematics score||6.278||6.362||0.084|
|Log of science score||6.267||6.355||0.088|
|High school graduation||0.955||0.988||0.034|
|Graduate or professional studies||0.048||0.130||0.081|
Notes: The sample consists of individuals who were born in 1984, were in Grade 10, lived in Canada (excluding the Atlantic provinces and the territories) in April or May 2000, and responded to a follow-up survey in 2008. The test scores were measured at age 15 (in 2000); educational outcomes refer to attainment by age 23 (in 2008).
Sources: Statistics Canada, Youth in Transition Survey, Cohort A; and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Programme for International Student Assessment.
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