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GreatSchools Rating

The GreatSchools rating is a simple tool for parents to compare schools based on test scores, student academic growth, and college readiness. It compares schools across the state, where the highest rated schools in the state are designated as “Above Average” and the lowest “Below Average.” It is designed to be a starting point to help parents make baseline comparisons. We always advise parents to visit the school and consider other information on school performance and programs, as well as consider their child's and family's needs as part of the school selection process.

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College readiness rating1
College readiness rating combines this high school's graduation rates with data about college entrance exams, both of which are indicators of how well schools are preparing students for success in college and beyond. This rating is based on average composite SAT scores and four-year adjusted graduation rates from 2012-13.
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College readiness

The SAT

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High school graduation

  This school State average
Students graduating within 4 years 13% 80%

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  • The four-year adjusted graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduate in four years with a regular high school diploma within their cohort. From the beginning of 9th grade, students form a "cohort" that is subsequently "adjusted" by adding any students who transfer into the cohort later during the 9th grade and the next three years and subtracting any students who transfer out.
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Graduates starting college

  This school State average
College-going students who enroll for a second year 0% 39%
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Sources

The SAT DE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
High school graduation DE Dept. of Education, 2012-2013
Graduates starting college DE Dept. of Education, 2011-2012