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GOAL 3: Credentials

Every APS student will have CREDENTIALS that open doors.

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In addition to a high school diploma, APS students will also have access to college credits and industry and workforce certificates that will lead to college and/or careers.

Our Goal

Outcomes

By 2020, 100% of APS students in grades 9-12 will be earning credentials that open doors.

By 2020, 100% of APS students with a diploma will also have access to the following credentials:

  • College credits
  • Industry-based certificates
  • Workforce training certificates
  • Internship/externship completion certificates
  • Digital badges
  • Advanced Placement credits
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma

The expected outcomes for Goal 3 are:

    • Increased college enrollment rates
    • Decreased remediation rates

How Will We Get There?

By 2020, 100% of APS students in grades 9-12 will be earning credentials that open doors.

The table displays the percentage of students in grades 9-12 earning at least one of the following credentials (college credit, workforce training certificate, Advanced Placement credits or International Baccalaureate Diploma) and the percentage of 12th grade students who earn a high school diploma and at least one credential.

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    • View the teams working on Goal 3.

Student Credentials Highlights

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