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9. What is the highest grade (or year) of regular school this person has ever attended?
Fill one circle. If now attending school, mark grade person is in. If high school was finished by equivalency test (GED), mark "12."
Highest grade attended:
[] Nursery school[] Kindergarten
Elementary through high school (grade or year)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
[] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] []
College (academic year)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 or more
[] [] [] [] [] [] [] []
[]Never attended school - Skip question 10

"Fill only one circle. Mark the highest grade ever attended even if the person did not finish it. If the person is still in school, mark the grade in which now enrolled. Schooling received in foreign or ungraded schools should be reported as the equivalent grade or year in the regular American school system. If uncertain whether a Head Start program is for nursery school or kindergarten, mark the circle for Nursery school.

"If the person skipped or repeated grades, mark the highest grade ever attended regardless of how long it took to get there. Persons who did not attend any college but who completed high school by finishing the 12th grade or by passing an equivalency test, such as the General Educational Development (GED) examination. should fill the circle for the 12th grade."

10. Did this person finish the highest grade (or year) attended?
Fill once circle.

[] Now attending this grade (or year)
[] Finished this grade (or year)
[] Did not finish this grade (or year)

"Mark Finished this grade (or year) only if the person finished the entiregrade or year marked in question 9 or if the highest grade was completed by passing a high school equivalency test."