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Academic Achievement
  • More than 85% of Adventist academy graduates attend college1, compared to 66% of public school graduates2.
  • More than 80% of graduates of Adventist high schools successfully complete college degrees, compared to only 14% of public high school graduates2.
  • Nearly 100% of Adventist teachers are certificated2.  58% of public school teachers in some states are uncertified3.
  • Adventist schools score above the 70th percentile (composite score) on nationally-normed tests1, performing better than 70% of other private and public schools nationwide3.
  • Children in U.S. Adventist schools achieve at half a grade higher than the national average, and beyond their own predicted ability, as shown by CognitiveGenesis4.
  • Children in Adventist schools make better moral decisions, as shown by CognitiveGenesis2.
  • Adventist secondary students are nearly 50% more likely to take Advanced Placement, Honor or Dual-enrollment college classes in science and math than public school students5.
1 NAD Statistics

2 CognitiveGenesis Study, Gallop Pole (Adventist EDGE)

3 Teacher.com

4 CognitiveGenesis Study

5 Capenet.org

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