Author: Palardy, Gregory J.

Title: High School Socioeconomic Segregation and Student Attainment

University Affiliation: University of California, Riverside


Research Question: 1) To what degree do student attainment, academic and family background, and school factors vary in low, medium, and high SEC schools? 2) What is the total effect of socioeconomic composition (SEC) on each attainment outcome and to what degree do student factors, peer influences, and school effects mediate the SEC-attainment associations? 3) Is the effect of SEC consistent for students from different SES and ethnic backgrounds?

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: American Educational Research Journal

Journal Entry: Vol. 50, No. 4, Pp. 714-754

Year: 2013


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, College, Graduation Rates, Peer Effects, SES Composition, Segregation

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Data, Survey

Method of Analysis: Descriptive Statistics, Mathematical Models

Sampling Frame: Public school sophomores surveyed in the base year 2002 by ELS

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: Individual

Data Types: Quantitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:


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