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Ready Graduate

“Ready Graduate” measures whether students are ready for college and careers after high school and whether the percentage of students who are ready is improving from one year to the next. The most current data displayed is for the graduating class of 2020. For more information on Ready Graduate calculations, click here

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Ready Graduate

What does this mean?

The Ready Graduate rate represents the percentage of students who demonstrate readiness for college and careers after high school.

Why is this important?

It is important to know whether students are set up for success after leaving a school or district.

 

Ready graduate rate over time

What does this mean?

This figure shows the rate of ready graduates over time. In other words, how many ready graduates are graduating in each year.

Why is this important?

This allows us to see how a school or district is improving, or not improving, in preparing ready graduates.

Ready graduate rate by student group

What does this mean?

This shows the rate of ready graduates by student group.

Why is this important?

This shows us how well students from various student groups are being prepared for postsecondary success.

Additional Indicators of Readiness

Below, you will find the ACT average of the graduating class of 2020 and the Career & Technical Education Concentrator rate for the class of 2020.

ACT Average

18.6

What does this mean?

The ACT average reflects the performance of the 2020 graduating class.

Why is this important?

ACT scores are an important factor in determining postsecondary success and readiness for postsecondary institutions.

CTE Concentrators

What does this mean?

The CTE concentrators rate represents the percentage of graduates who concentrated in a Career and Technical Education program of study.

Why is this important?

Districts and schools can prepare students for success after graduation in a variety of ways. The CTE concentrator rate can indicate the strength and quality of a school or district's CTE program. Concentrator rates can lead to critical conversations with educators about how students are recruited for higher-level courses and can inform supply and demand in the regional labor market.