Among students with more than two advanced math or science credits, 88% and 90%, respectively, had enrolled in a 4-year college in 2006.
Among high school graduates who had enrolled in postsecondary education by 2006, 30% reported that they had taken a remedial course in math at the postsecondary level.
- The more advanced math or science credits a student took high school, the more likely he/she was to enroll in a 2-year or 4-year college.
- Students with no advanced math or science credits were more likely to enroll in a 2-year college than a 4-year college.
- Students who took advanced math or science courses in high school were less likely to take remedial math courses once enrolled in college.
- Nearly 40% of students who took no advanced math or science credits needed remedial math in college.