Report: Only fraction of NYC schools producing bulk of students ready for college

ANGELA PASCOPELLA's picture
Monday, July 1, 2013

It isn't easy to graduate prepared for college — unless you come from one of the city’s select high schools, according to a new report released by the United Federation of Teachers.

The analysis reveals that just 10% of city schools produce nearly half the students who graduate college-ready by state standards.

That means an elite group of 35 high schools contributes to a disproportionate number of students ready for college — about 8,000 of the city’s roughly 16,000 seniors.

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