Publication Date


Advisor(s) - Committee Chair

Lee Jones, Finley Grise

Degree Program

School of Teacher Education

Degree Type

Master of Arts


The following are the things the writer hopes to accomplish by this study:

I. Find the number of eighth grade graduates of the Bullitt County Schools over a four-year period (from 1948 to 1953):

  • a. That entered high school
  • b. That did not enter high school.
  • c. That completed one, two or three years of high school.
  • d. That completed high school.
  • e. That married, died, etc. before entering or completing high school.

II. Find age of graduation from the eighth grade.

III. Compare the number of eighth grade failures in a non-consolidated school with those of a consolidated school.

IV. Compare the percentage of eighth grade graduates from non-consolidated schools who entered or failed to enter high school with those who graduated from the eighth grade in the consolidated schools.

V. Find the relationship between grade retardation and drop-outs.

VI. Interview a number of boys and girls to find the cause of drop-outs.


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