Classification of highest educational attainment

1 - Less than secondary (high) school graduation (highest)

This category includes persons with no schooling and persons who received some schooling but did not obtain a secondary school (high school) diploma or equivalency certificate. Persons who received education that could be counted towards a postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree are excluded from this category.

Classification of highest educational attainment - Classification structure
Code Category
11Grade 8 or equivalent or lower (highest) Grade 8 or equivalent or lower (highest)
12Some secondary education (highest) Some secondary education (highest)
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