The impact of academic momentum on postsecondary matriculation among Early College High School students


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States have introduced a range of policies and strategies aimed at boosting college readiness by strengthening collaborations between secondary and postsecondary education sectors. One popular strategy is Early College High Schools, which allows historically underserved student groups to complete college-level coursework and improve their college readiness while still in high school. This study examined the influence of academic momentum during high school on key measures of postsecondary success for ECHS students in a suburban school district in Texas. This quantitative study analyzed...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Disadvantaged; Participation; Secondary education; Higher education; Providers of education and training; Qualifications; Outcomes

Keywords: Community college; Academic achievement; Youth at risk; Socioeconomic background; Minority group; Ethnicity; Learning support; Completion; Outcomes of education and training; Recommendations; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: London, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2023

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Journal volume: 47

Journal number: 4

Journal date: April 2023

Pages: pp. 307-326

ISSN: 1066-8926, 1521-0413 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 154.74

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