Post-Program Outcomes for Career Tech Schools

This measures the percent of students who are employed, in apprenticeships, in the military, or enrolled in postsecondary education or advanced training within six months of graduating high school.

Industry credentials measure the proportion of students earning credentials or certificates before they leave high school or in the six-month period after leaving school.

What is being graded?

  1. Percent of graduates who are employed, in apprenticeships, in the military, or enrolled in postsecondary education or advanced training within six months after graduation.
  2. Percent of graduates who earn one or more credentials or certificates before graduation or within six months after graduation. There is currently no grade attached to the credentials measure.

Why is this important?

  • All graduates should move onto their next steps in higher education or jobs. 
  • Earning a credential or certificate ensures that the student has an employable skill.

Questions to ask

Why are students not taking their next steps after graduation onto higher education or jobs?

Last Modified: 2/17/2016 2:25:58 PM