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Facts (and fiction) about school test scores

They're never the whole story, but test scores do offer important information about a school. If you know how to dig deeper.


College readiness

AP courses and testing

  This school
Students taking AP courses 22%
Source: See notes

Where 2011-2012 graduates go after high school

  Percent of students
Attending a 4-year institution 16%
Attending a 2-year institution 21%
Attending any higher learning institution 37%
Source: See notes

Graduates starting college

  This school State average
Graduates who need remediation, or help strengthening basic skills 49% 28%
Students who complete the 1st year of college (24 credits) on time 11% 31%
Source: See notes

Sources

AP courses and testing Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012
Where 2011-2012 graduates go after high school Excellent Schools Detroit, 2012-2013
Graduates starting college Excellent Schools Detroit, 2012-2013