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At Risk Students

Scope Note: 
Students considered in danger of not graduating, being promoted, or meeting other education-related goals. Risk factors may include, but are not limited to, socioeconomic status; academic background; behavior, cognitive, or physical problems; family or community environment; and school capacity to meet student needs. Prior to 2008, the Descriptor "High Risk Students" may have been used to index this concept.
Category: Students, Teachers, School Personnel
Broader Terms
At Risk Persons
Narrower Terms
Use this term instead of
High Risk Students
Related Terms
Academic Failure
Academic Support Services
Access to Education
Achievement Gap
Compensatory Education
Developmental Studies Programs
Educational Background
Educational Diagnosis
Educationally Disadvantaged
Equal Education
Grade Repetition
Learning Problems
Potential Dropouts
Remedial Programs
Resilience (Psychology)
Response to Intervention
Risk Assessment
Special Needs Students
Student Characteristics
Student Promotion
Students with Disabilities
Supplementary Education
Added to ERIC: 7/8/2008