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December 2, 2011
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Sixty-six Percent of Stark's High School Class of 2010 has Now Gone to College

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Aggregate figures for all 17 Stark County school districts through the spring of 2011 show that 66% - or close to 3,000 members - of the Class of 2010 have now enrolled in college. Ten years ago, the county's college going rate was 45%.   


The new percentage includes students who elected not to go to college immediately in the fall of 2010, but who waited a semester to start. Data comes from the National Student Clearinghouse Student Tracker System that enables districts to track student college enrollment at 95% of all colleges across the nation.


The latest estimate from the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) is that 62.7% of Ohio high school graduates and 63.3% of all graduates across the nation go directly on to college[1]. Second semester tracking is not done by NCHEMS.


Student Tracker is funded through a grant from the Stark Education Partnership.





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