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Title: College Prep School: A Bold Educational Approach Producing Success


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College Prep School
A Bold Educational Approach Producing Success
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College Prep School
  • Attending a college prep school offers a host of
    benefits for high school students.
  • The blending of college coursework with high
    school studies has gained traction over the past
    several years.
  • Students in college prep school programs must
    dedicate themselves to working hard and meeting
    the academic challenges of intense education.

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College Prep School
  • Do College Prep Schools Work?
  • Fortunately, evaluation systems have been
    developed to report program outcomes.
  • An example of this is the Student Information
    System (SIS).

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College Prep School
  • Impressive findings include
  • Majority of students taking college courses in
    high school are the first to get a post-secondary
    education.
  • Students enrolled in prep schools exhibit more
    commitment to their academic program.
  • Students enrolled in college coursework
    surpassed their peers in traditional educational
    programs.

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College Prep School
  • 23.3 of students graduated high school with an
    associate degree 77 of them continued
    post-secondary education, with 52 enrolling in
    four-year universities.
  • More than half of college prep schools reported
    their students earned two years of college
    credit.
  • College prep schools also boasted an 80
    graduation rate.

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College Prep School
  • The Importance of College Prep Schools
  • Students need a post-secondary education to
    ensure their financial freedom.
  • Students can get a jump-start on a college
    degree by earning up to two years of college
    credit.
  • college prep schools make college a reality for
    many students who otherwise might not pursue
    post-secondary education.

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College Prep School
  • About the Author
  • Linda Proctor-Downing is Executive Director and
    Founder of Arizona Agribusiness and Equine
    Center, Inc., (AAEC), a multiple campus,
    independent high school district offering a
    rigorous college preparatory curriculum.
  • Learn more about College Prep Schools in Phoenix
    by visiting our website.
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