Student Success - Success of Developmental Students in Gateway Courses

 

Success of Developmental Students in Gateway Math measures students who successfully completed developmental math in the given fall semester and subsequently successfully completed college-level math before the end of the following fall semester, earning a grade of C or higher. Harper’s current success rate (69.17%) has decreased from the fall 2013 success rate (72.48%) and is just below the 2016 target range (70.0-71.0%).

2016 Target: Expected = 70.0-71.0%

Percent of students who successfully completed developmental math in the given fall semester and subsequently successfully completed college-level math before the end of the following fall semester, earning a grade of C or higher. Fall 2014 data represents students who successfully completed developmental math in fall 2014 and went on to successfully complete college-level math by fall 2015.

 

Success of Developmental Students in Gateway English measures students who successfully completed developmental English in the given fall semester and subsequently successfully completed college-level English course before the end of the following fall semester, earning a grade of C or higher. The success rate for gateway English has varied over the past five years and decreased to the current rate of 79.07% (fall 2014). This rate remains above the 2016 target range (75.0-76.0%).

2016 Target: Expected = 75.0-76.0%

Percent of students who successfully completed developmental English in the given fall semester and subsequently successfully completed college-level English before the end of the following fall semester, earning a grade of C or higher. Fall 2014 data represents students who successfully completed developmental English in fall 2014 and went on to successfully complete college-level English by fall 2015.

 

Success in 0-15 Courses measures success rates (C or higher) of students enrolled in the identified 0-15 courses during the given fall semester. These rates are compared to the college-level course average. Success rates for both the 0-15 courses and the overall college-level course average have been consistent over the time period measured. A success gap of 6.46% exists between the college-level average and the 0-15 courses.

2016 Target: Stretch = A percentage equivalent to the overall success rate in college-level courses (currently 73.29%)

Success rates (C or higher) for the 0-15 courses in the given fall term. The 0-15 courses are typically 100-level high enrollment courses with success rates below the college-level course average.
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