The New York Post recently ran an editorial about the SAT scores of the Success Academy senior class of 2020. Of all the different numbers they referenced, one that I took note of was 114 — the apparent number of students in the senior class.
The class of 2020 is the third graduating class of Success Academy. The class of 2018 had 17 seniors out of a cohort of 73 first graders in 2006-2007. The class of 2019 had 26 seniors out of a cohort of 83 kindergartners in 2006-2007. Some of the class of 2019 were students who had been held back from the class of 2018 — probably in a comparable number to the number of 2019 students who will graduate this year. So the 26 out of 83, or 31% persistence rate probably accounts for students who take an extra year to graduate.
For the class of…
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