Graduating Ready: New Data Available Highlighting the Gap Between High School Graduation Requirements and Entry Requirements for Higher Education

Thursday, February 21, 2019Printer-friendly version

Students graduating from high school should have all opportunities readily available to them, including entering a good career path, the military, or postsecondary education. However, too many students earn a high school diploma without having taken or passed the courses needed for admission into some of the major public, four-year colleges and universities in their state.

New information is available now on Achieve's Graduating Ready site that compares high school graduation requirements with the entry requirements of select postsecondary institutions in all 50 states. This analysis focuses on two subject areas where gaps in student preparation may occur, based on what states require in high school: mathematics and science.

Visit the new data explorer to learn more.