Posted on August 12, 2018
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Categories: college & career, equity, Senior Exit and Follow-Up, surveys

Research finds that many high school seniors who intend to enroll in postsecondary education do not follow through the year after graduation. This brief summarizes findings from a study of the “summer melt” rates of the college-intending 2017 SDP high school seniors who completed the Senior Exit Survey. The brief responds to the following research questions:

  1. What was the summer melt rate for college-intending 2017 SDP high school seniors? Does it vary among student demographic groups?
  2. Based on students’ responses on the Senior Exit Survey, what are some high school experiences associated with reduction in the odds of summer melt?

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