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Percent of High School Graduates who Enroll in College at Any Time During the First Two Years After High School Cincinnati Public Schools

Note: The chart and table above reflect the percentage of high school students who enrolled in a two- or four-year postsecondary institution with an enrollment status of full-time, half-time, or less than half time in the two academic years immediately following graduation.

Percent of High School Graduates who Enroll in College the Fall Immediately Following Graduation From High School

Note: The table above reflects the percentage of high school students who enrolled in a two- or four-year postsecondary institution with an enrollment status of full-time, halftime, or less than half time in the fall semester immediately following graduation.

Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) use the National Student Clearinghouse to get an accurate account of how many graduates enroll in college. The National Student Clearinghouse is a third-party data warehouse that collects enrollment data from over 90 percent of colleges in the U.S.

What It Tells Us:

The percentage of Cincinnati Public Schools graduates who enroll in college at any time during the first two years after high school is 68 percent in 2008, which was a 10 point increase from the baseline year. The majority of graduates who enroll in college enroll in an Ohio institution, and the majority of those students attend University of Cincinnati.

Most Common Institutions of Initial Enrollment Covington Independent Schools
All Graduates from 2004-2008
1) Northern Kentucky University
2) Gateway Community and Technical College
3) Cincinnati State Technical and Community College
4) University of Kentucky
5) Eastern Kentucky University
6) Morehead State University
7) Thomas More College
8) University of Louisville
9) University of Cincinnati
10) National College of Business and Technology Florence

Data Source: Cincinnati Public Schools, National Student Clearinghouse

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