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Missouri Population Definitions

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Secondary Student Populations:

Completer: A vocational education concentrator who attains the academic and technical knowledge, skills or proficiencies to prepare the student for employment or advanced education and graduates from high school or attains a high school equivalency, receives a certificate of completion or earns a degree.

Concentrator: Vocational education participant meeting the threshold and provided with the opportunity to gain the academic and technical knowledge, skills or proficiencies to prepare the student for employment or advanced education. Secondary threshold-Vocational education skills or proficiencies to prepare the student for employment or advanced education on students enrolled in a state approved occupational vocational education program and earning a minimum of two (2) units of vocational education credits prior to exiting secondary education.

Tech Prep: A student is counted as a Tech Prep student when they initially enroll in a Department of Elementary and Secondary Education approved vocational course(s) portion of a program and when they make a commitment to pursue completion of an associate or baccalaureate degree, postsecondary certificate, or two-year plus apprenticeship program in a specific career field.

Participant: No Information Available

Postsecondary Student Populations:

Completer: A vocational education concentrator who attains the academic and technical knowledge, skills or proficiencies to prepare the student for employment or advanced education and graduates from high school or attains a high school equivalency, receives a certificate of completion or earns a degree.

Concentrator: Vocational education participant meeting the threshold and provided with the opportunity to gain the academic and technical knowledge, skills or proficiencies to prepare the student for employment or advanced education. Postsecondary Threshold—Vocational education students completing a postsecondary vocational education program that is a minimum of five-hundred (500) clock hours in length or earns twenty-one credit hours of college credit prior to exiting the postsecondary program.

Tech Prep: No Information Available

Participant: No Information Available