Dropout Prevention

Explore resources designed to support educators in helping students stay on the path to graduation.

Explore the subtopics below to learn more about the recommended practices:

To learn more about the research underlying these practices, view the IES Practice Guide, Dropout Prevention.

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Standards-Based Assessment

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This is an example of a standards-based assessment that is aligned in content and format with the Ohio Graduation Test. Teachers at Foxfire use this format to assess their students’ progress toward...

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Ninth Grade Mentoring Program Description

Dropout Prevention > Adult Advocates > See How It Works

This document describes a high school's ninth grade mentoring program, which is further described in the video interviews, Paying Attention to Students and Treat Us as Your Own. Related Media...

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Data Reports to Help Identify and Support Students

Dropout Prevention > Data Systems > See How It Works

The Graduation Pathways department of Chicago Public Schools used this PowerPoint presentation to introduce three data reports to its high schools. The data reports are the Freshman Watch List, the...

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Graduation Pathways: Using Freshman Year Indicators

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This PowerPoint presentation outlines Chicago Public Schools' (CPS) districtwide effort to prepare all students for postsecondary and employment success. This initiative focuses on building the...

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Making the Transition: How Exempli Middle Eighth-Grade Graduates Are Doing in CPS High School

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This sample report shows schools the types of data that they can use to determine whether students are on track to graduation. Being on track at the end of the freshman year is predictive of...

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Goal-Setting Form

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Foxfire Center for Student Success staff noted the steps they planned to take to implement a standards-based grading system and to create a core value report card. With a core value report card,...

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School Self-Reflection: Improving Students’ Behavior and Social Skills

Dropout Prevention > Social/Behavior Programs > Overview & Tools

Use this reflection tool to reflect on current school-level practices aimed at promoting positive behavior in students at risk of dropping out of school.

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Learning Together: Improving Classroom Behavior and Social Skills

Dropout Prevention > Social/Behavior Programs > Overview & Tools

Use the framework in this tool for in-service about promoting social skills and positive behavior of students at risk of dropping out of school. Related Media and Files: Dropout...

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Learning Together: Providing Targeted Academic Supports

Dropout Prevention > Academic Supports > Overview & Tools

The activities in this tool can be used to facilitate authentic discussions about dropout prevention efforts at your school. Related Media and Files: Providing Academic Support and...

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School Assessment: Identifying Academic Supports

Dropout Prevention > Academic Supports > Overview & Tools

Use this assessment table to identify the academic supports that are currently in place to aid/facilitate dropout prevention goals at your school.

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Planning Together: Creating Academic Supports for Your School

Dropout Prevention > Academic Supports > Overview & Tools

Use this planner to begin the collaboration and planning process for creating academic supports to aid/facilitate dropout prevention at your school. Related Media and Files: Learning...

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Teacher Self-Reflection: Promoting Social-Emotional Learning

Dropout Prevention > Social/Behavior Programs > Overview & Tools

Use this tool to reflect on current classroom practices aimed at promoting positive behavior in all students, including students at risk of dropping out of school.

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