goal 3: High School Graduation

A high school diploma is key indicator of a child’s chance of accomplishment in life.


Factors that affect a high school student’s ability to graduate include:

  • Chronic absenteeism

  • Teen pregnancy

  • Drug and alcohol use

  • Juvenile crimes

  • FAFSA application completion

  • Scholarship dollars awarded

  • Pre-graduation enrollment in college

  • Extracurricular activities

  • ACT, SAT scores

  • Number of students enrolled in AP classes