Gatekeeper Success - Special Populations

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  • Special populations (developmental, young male, black non-Hispanic) increase by 5% over the baseline.

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  • Students who originally placed into developmental math in the 2011 cohort had gatekeeper math success rates 2.0% lower than students who placed into developmental math starting in the baseline cohort.
  • Students who originally placed into developmental reading in the 2011 cohort had gatekeeper English success rates 0.5% higher than students who placed into developmental reading starting in the baseline cohort.
  • Students who originally placed into developmental writing in the 2011 cohort had gatekeeper English success rates 0.5% lower than did students who placed into developmental writing starting in the baseline cohort.

Gatekeeper Success - Special Populations - Developmental

Source: Achieving the Dream Official Data Submission. Years are based on AtD cohorts; results are through year three. Successful completions include those earning a C or better in that course.
  • Gatekeeper math success rates decreased 15.6% since the baseline cohort.
  • Gatekeeper English success rates decreased 7.3% since the baseline cohort.

Gatekeeper Success - Special Populations - Young Male

Source: Achieving the Dream Official Data Submission. Years are based on AtD cohorts; results are through year three. Successful completions include those earning a C or better in that course.  

Note that the small number of students in this group increases the likelihood of variability in the data. Young male refers to students age 20-24 at the time of their first credit course enrollment at Harper College.
  • Gatekeeper math success rates increased 0.6% since the baseline cohort.
  • Gatekeeper English success rates increased 3.3% since the baseline  cohort.

Gatekeeper Success - Special Populations - Black, non-Hispanic

Source: Achieving the Dream Official Data Submission. Years are based on AtD cohorts; results are through year three. Successful completions include those earning a C or better in that course. 

Note that the small number of students in this group increases the likelihood of variability in the data.