A key element of improving graduation rates and preparing students for college and career begins when students are in middle school. Middle school academic performance is a key predictor of success in ninth grade where course completion is the most accurate predictor of graduation.
Press Release — 2018 — Apex Learning digital curriculum has a significant impact on student achievement, according to recent data released by Beaverton School District in Oregon (BSD). The district used Apex Learning digital curriculum to provide targeted intervention and remediation and personalize learning in the classroom to better prepare students for standardized tests. During the 2014-2015 school year, seventh and eighth grade students from two BSD middle schools demonstrated significant gains on the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) in math and English compared to similar students participating in traditional classroom instruction alone.