Do Your Parents Affect Your Future?. A survey at Deering High School tells you why. By Sarah Muzzy. An Introduction. Choices as an adult are important. Do the choices parents make affect how their children turn out?
A survey at Deering High School tells you why.
By Sarah Muzzy
100% of students who responded they are not going to college, had parents who both did not go to college.
The average GPA of students who have at least one parent with a Masters degree was 93.25.
The average GPA of students who had neither parent attend college was 86.65.
The top 10% of students had a grade of 97.02 or higher.
It is 95% certain that the GPA will be between 89.81 and 92.32
Parents age and GPA are not correlated with a coefficient of .15 for mothers age and .29 for fathers age.ParentsAges
The average mothers age of students surveyed is 45. The standard deviation was 5.33.
The average fathers age of students surveyed is 46 with a standard deviation of 5.39
The middle 50% of mothers were between the ages of 41 and 48.
Mothers and fathers ages are positively correlated with a correlation coefficient of .805
The average GPA of a student who felt they are “Middle” class is 90.65
The average GPA of a student who felt they are “Upper” class is 93.14
The average GPA of a student who felt they are “Lower” class is 86
The average GPA of students living in Deering Center is 90.66
The average GPA of students living in Riverton is 87.8
The average GPA of a student with parents who are not together is 89.29
The average GPA of students whose parents are married is 91.35