By the Numbers

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By the Numbers

An external and rigorous evaluation of ISA’s approach finds that students in ISA schools consistently outperform their peers in comparison schools on key indicators of high school success and college readiness.

Attendance

ISA students have consistently and significantly higher average daily attendance rates throughout their four years in high school than their comparison peers in non-ISA schools.

Average Daily Attendance

 

ISA Students

 

9th grade

10th grade

11th grade

12th grade

Comparison Students

9th grade

10th grade

11th grade

12th grade

 

Grade Promotion

ISA students have significantly higher rates of promotion at each grade level, far outperforming comparison students in non-ISA schools. Controlling for background factors, the odds of ISA students being promoted to 10th and 11th grade were five times higher versus comparison students and three times higher for promotion to 12th grade.

Promoted to 10th grade

Promoted to 11th grade

Promoted to 12th grade

 

Promoted to 10th grade

Promoted to 11th grade

Promoted to 12th grade

 

Total Credits Earned

ISA students earn on average more credits over their 4 years in high school compared to their peers in non-ISA schools. Controlling for student background characteristics, ISA students earned 10.3 more credits in four years than did their comparison peers.

 

ISA Students

 

 

Comparison Students