College Enrollment, Newport Independent Schools

Newport Independent Schools (NIS) 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. 

The National Student Clearinghouse presents data on how many students enroll in college after high school graduation. 

 

What It Tells Us:  

The percentage of Newport Independent Schools graduates who enroll in college at any time during the first two years after high school is 47% in 2009, which was a 1 percentage point increase from the previous year and a 6 percentage point increase from the baseline year. In addition, the percentage of Newport graduates who enroll in college in the fall immediately following their senior year (shown below) is 39% in 2009, which was a 6 percentage point increase from the previous year and a 9 percentage point increase from the baseline year. The majority of graduates who enroll in college enroll in a Kentucky institution, and the majority of those students attend Northern Kentuck University.


The National Student Clearinghouse reports a number of different measures of college enrollment.  Below is a grpah of the percent of high school graduates who enroll in college the fall immediately following graduation from high school as well as a list of the most common institutions of initial enrollment. 

 

Most Common Institutions of Initial Enrollment for All Classes - by Number of Students: 

1. Northern Kentucky University - 266 students  

2. Gateway Community and Technical College - 119 students 

3. Cincinnati State Technical and Community College - 17 students 

4. Thomas Moore College - 17 students  

5. University of Kentucky - 13 students  

6. Eastern Kentucky University - 8 students  

7. University of Cincinnati - 8 students  

8. University of Phoenix - 7 students  

9. Morehead State University - 6 students  

10. National College - 3 students