Improve College Readiness

Percent of students testing college-ready in English and math

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Improve College Readiness

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  • By Race/Ethnicity
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Increase percentage of high school graduates testing "college-ready" to 85% (85% by 2030)

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YearValueMargin of Error
2010--
2011--
2012--
2013--
2014--
201529%
201635%
201736%
201841%
201942%
202040%
202149%

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High School Graduates Testing "College-Ready"

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Texas Education Agency

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College Readiness is defined as: 1) Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Criteria: A graduate meeting the TSI college readiness standards in both ELA/reading and mathematics; specifically, meeting the college-ready criteria on the TSI assessment, SAT, ACT, or by successfully completing and earning credit for a college prep course as defined in TEC ยง28.014, in both ELA and mathematics. (Data source: PEIMS 43415, THECB, College Board, and ACT, Inc.) 2) Earn Dual Course Credits: A graduate completing and earning credit for at least three credit hours in ELA or mathematics or at least nine credit hours in any subject. (Data source: PEIMS 43415) 3) Meet Criteria on Advanced Placement (AP)/International Baccalaureate (IB) Examination: A graduate meeting the criterion score on an AP or IB examination in any subject area. Criterion score is 3 or more for AP and 4 or more for IB. (Data source: College Board or IB) 4) Earn an Associate Degree: A graduate earning an associate degree prior to graduation from high school. (Data source: PEIMS 40100) 5) Earn OnRamps Course Credits: A graduate completing an OnRamps dual enrollment course and qualifying for at least three hours of university or college credit in any subject area. (Data source: OnRamps program)