ERIC Number: ED563050
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 60
The Development of a Multidimensional College Readiness Index. Research Report 2010-3
Wiley, Andrew; Wyatt, Jeffrey; Camara, Wayne J.
This report presents a methodology for the measurement and tracking of the college readiness level of high school students who are engaged in the college admission process. The proposed index uses the three distinct hurdles of SAT scores, high school GPA and a newly developed measure of academic rigor. Appendix A contains tables and numerical statistics. Appendix B presents the following (1) Percentage of Students Who Are College Ready by Individual Components; (2) Percentage of the Population and the Sample Who Are College Ready, by SAT Scores; (3) Percentage of the Population and the Sample Who Are College Ready, by HSGPA; and (4) Percentage of the Population and the Sample Who Are College Ready, by Academic Rigor (ARI).
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, College Readiness, Measurement, Progress Monitoring, High School Students, Scores, Grade Point Average, Student Characteristics, College Preparation, Gender Differences, Racial Differences, School Districts, Geographic Location, Benchmarking, Educational Quality, Academic Standards, Difficulty Level
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: College Board
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SAT (College Admission Test)
IES Cited: ED556748; ED555627