Description of Data Element 01471

NAME:         High School Graduation Date                                       

NUMBER:       01471                                                             

FILES/TABLES: HTD                                                               

   The date that the student completed high school.                             

   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   MUST BE VALID IF NON-BLANK                             CRITICAL              

CODING INSTRUCTIONS:                                                            
   This data is required only if the Type of Student at Time of                 
   Most Recent Admission (01413) is B, H or E.                                  
   If the person graduated from high school, this should be the high            
   school graduation date.  If the person received a GED, this                  
   should be the date the GED was awarded.  If the person was home-             
   schooled, this should be the date the institution recognizes as              
   the completion date.  If the person did not complete high school,            
   or if the Type of Student at Date of Entry is not B, H, or E,                
   this data should be blank.                                                   
   This element is composed of the four digit year; the two digit           <   
   month (must be between '01' and '12'); and the day.  The day must        <   
   be a valid day between '01 and '31', or '00' if the day is               <   
   unknown.                                                                 <   

DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: YYYYMMDD                                               
   COLUMN NAME:          HS_GRAD_DATE                                           
   SHORT NAME:           HSGRADDT                                               

CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  10/12/98                                                   

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