Evaluating Student Success Rates


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The percentage of students that start at a school and finish at the school is called the:

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1. The percentage of students that start at a school but do not finish a school is called the:

2. Why is a school's graduation rate important?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of multiple ways a college's success rates can impact its reputation. You will be quizzed on the graduation rate and the attrition rate.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Terminology for school completion and failure to complete
  • Importance of graduation rate
  • Reasons for student attrition

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related college success rates lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the impact of graduation and attrition rates in colleges
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the outcomes of the success of colleges

Additional Learning

To learn more about the success of colleges, review the accompanying lesson called Evaluating Student Success Rates. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review graduation rate and how it impacts a college
  • Understand the attrition rate and its impact on a college's reputation
  • Identify the reasons a college has specified attrition rates such as academics, finances, motivation, and personal issues