At-Risk Students: Definition, Characteristics & Programs


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When it comes to education, what does 'at-risk' mean?

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1. Which of the following is a risk factor that could indicate a student is at-risk?

2. Which of these could be used as an indicator for at-risk?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet test your comprehension of key characteristics of at-risk students. You will be tested on programs that help at-risk students and parental involvement in child's education.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the following assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • Parental involvement in students' education
  • What at-risk means
  • Programs used to help at-risk students
  • The factors that can indicate an at-risk student

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow students to master the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the at-risk students lesson
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about parental involvement in student's education
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the factors that can indicate an at-risk student

Additional Learning

To learn more about students who are struggling with education, go over the lesson called At-Risk Students: Definition, Characteristics & Programs. This lesson includes the following objectives:

  • Identify what an at-risk student is
  • Review different examples of at-risk students
  • Learn about the factors that can indicate a student is at-risk
  • Recall different programs that are used to intervene and help students who are labeled as at-risk students