Reading on Grade Level in Third Grade: How is it Related to High School Performance and College Enro

A Longitudinal Analysis of Third-Grade Students in Chicago in 1996-97 and their Educational Outcomes

By Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, Consortium on Chicago School Research

November 29, 2010

Summary

Succeeding in school is harder for students who struggle to read.  Predicting the optimal age for learning assistance can change kids lives. This detailed Chicago Public School System study suggests when to intercede and why. 

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Key Takeaway

Nearly 80% of students reading above grade level in 3rd grade graduated high school within five years.

Aecf Readingon Grade Level Long Anal gradrates

Nearly 80% of students reading above grade level in 3rd grade graduated high school within five years.

Aecf Readingon Grade Level Long Anal 9th H Srates

9th grade school performance plays the largest role in predicting college enrollment.

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