Charter puts mission of 100% college enrollment to the test

01/5/2010 | USA Today

Houston inner-city charter school YES Prep North Central -- where 100% college enrollment is the primary goal -- plans to graduate its first class of seniors since opening in 2003. The school will be the second YES campus to test the school's mission of using extended school days, a rigorous curriculum, a strict code of conduct and low student-teacher ratios to ensure that all students get accepted to four-year schools. The other YES Prep school that serves seniors has sent 100% of its 12th-graders to college since 2001.

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