Although Gateway to College is a relatively new model, network programs are already achieving positive results in a number of key areas. The following data is cumulative from 2004 through Spring 2012.
- BETTER ATTENDANCE
Despite struggling with very poor attendance in high school, Gateway to College students have an average attendance rate of 82%.
- GREATER SENSE OF CONNECTION
Gateway to College students report a substantial reduction in problems with peers, school administration, and faculty, compared to their experiences in high school. Gateway students also report feeling safer and "more cared for" than they did while enrolled in high school.
- IMPROVED ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE
Gateway to College is unique in that all courses are standard college courses. Gateway students have passed 72% of nearly 70,000 college courses (with a C or better).
- COLLEGE CREDIT ACCUMULATION
Students graduate from Gateway to College with a high school diploma and an average of 33 college semester credits, putting them well on their way to earning an associate's degree.