Classification of highest educational attainment - variant for alternate reporting

Status: This standard was approved as a departmental standard on April 7, 2016.

Classification structure

Classification of highest educational attainment - variant for alternate reporting - Classification structure
Code Category
1Less than secondary (high) school graduation (highest) Less than secondary (high) school graduation (highest)
2Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalent (highest attainment, alternate reporting) Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalent (highest attainment, alternate reporting)
3Some postsecondary education (highest, alternate reporting) Some postsecondary education (highest, alternate reporting)
4Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree (highest, alternate reporting) Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree (highest, alternate reporting)
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