Nearly one in five graduates from high-poverty, high schools graduated college within six years of finishing high school, and one in four students from low-income schools completed a college degree within six years of their high school graduation, according to the 2017 High School Benchmarks Report: National College Progression Rates.
Provides six-year outcomes for first-time degree-seeking students, who started in postsecondary education institutions in fall 2010. It offers a look at the attainment rates for students who began their postsecondary education toward the end of the Great Recession.
The 2016 High School Benchmarks Report: National College Progression Rates reveals major gaps between low-income and higher income high school students in both post-graduation college enrollment and college degree attainment.
Forty-five percent of students graduating in the class of 2009 from higher-income high schools completed a college degree by 2015, compared to 24 percent of students from low-income schools, according to the fourth annual, The High School Benchmarks Report: National College Progression Rates.