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Summary of 2019-20 High School Graduation Rates in Philadelphia

Summary of 2019-20 High School Graduation Rates in Philadelphia

This brief explores patterns in the SDP 2019-20 four-year high school graduation rate by sector (District, Charter, and Alternative), Network, Admission type, and student demographics. This brief also includes an analysis of changes in graduation rates for student cohorts with target four-year graduation years of 2018-19 and 2019-20, as well as an examination of potential contributing factors to increased graduation rates from 2018-19 to 2019-20.

Summer Melt: College Intentions vs. College Enrollment of SDP Seniors (2016-17 through 2018-19)

Summer Melt: College Intentions vs. College Enrollment of SDP Seniors (2016-17 through 2018-19)

This brief examines “summer melt” rates (or the rates at which students who said they intended to pursue post-secondary education as seniors did not enroll in college the following fall) among student subgroups in the SDP senior classes of 2017, 2018, and 2019.

Results from Senior Exit Surveys Completed by Students in Alternative Education Schools Graduating on a Non-Traditional Timeline 2019-20

Results from Senior Exit Surveys Completed by Students in Alternative Education Schools Graduating on a Non-Traditional Timeline 2019-20

Results from a survey administered to alternative education students graduating on a non-traditional timeline.

Results from Senior Exit Surveys Completed by Graduating Students in the Educational Options Program (EOP) 2019-20

Results from Senior Exit Surveys Completed by Graduating Students in the Educational Options Program (EOP) 2019-20

Results from a survey administered to seniors in the Educational Options Program.

From Ninth Grade On-Track to College Matriculation: The Path of the 2015-16 Ninth-Grade Cohort

From Ninth Grade On-Track to College Matriculation: The Path of the 2015-16 Ninth-Grade Cohort

SDP’s Ninth Grade On-Track metric is an established and validated tool for early identification of students who are not likely to graduate on time. This slide deck summarizes findings found in From Ninth Grade On-Track to College Matriculation: The Path of the 2015-16 SDP Ninth-Grade Cohort, which compared matriculation outcomes across demographic and educational characteristics (gender, race/ethnicity, IEP status, EL status, economic disadvantage, and GPA).

2019-20 Senior Exit Survey: District-Level Report

2019-20 Senior Exit Survey: District-Level Report

District-level report on findings from a 2019 survey of exiting seniors about whether they plan to obtain additional education, secure employment, or pursue other activities after graduation.

Spring 2020 CTE Graduate Follow-up Survey

Spring 2020 CTE Graduate Follow-up Survey

Results from senior exit surveys administered by ORE and completed by graduates from SDP’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) class of 2019.

Results from SDP's Graduate Follow-Up Survey (Class of 2018)

Results from SDP’s Graduate Follow-Up Survey (Class of 2018)

Results from a new, customized graduate follow-up survey administered to members of the class of 2018.

Representativeness of the 2018-19 Senior Exit Survey

Representativeness of the 2018-19 Senior Exit Survey

This brief examines the representativeness of the Senior Exit Survey and aims to describe how generalizable responses from 2018-19 are to the entire population of District seniors.

How Student Perceptions of College and Career Readiness Differ by Type of SDP High School, 2016-17 to 2018-19

How Student Perceptions of College and Career Readiness Differ by Type of SDP High School, 2016-17 to 2018-19

This brief uses District-Wide Survey data to explore the trends in student perceptions of college and career readiness at School District of Philadelphia (SDP) high schools from 2016-17 to 2018-19.