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Back on Track: The Impact of Apex Learning Courses on Student Achievement and Graduation Rate

February 15, 2018
Houston Independent School District, TX

Use of Apex Learning Courses resulted in improved HISD graduation and dropout rates.

Compared to the year prior to adopting Apex Learning Courses, the graduation rate improved by 8.6 percentage points and the dropout rate fell by 3.3 percentage points.

Students completing Apex Learning Courses achieved overall proficiency on the TAKS retake assessments at a rate 46% greater than students completing HISD courses in traditional classrooms settings.

HISD Grad Rates and Dropout Rates Chart