Christian Education: Character, Life Outcomes, Faithfulness after College & College Completion

In January 2014, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) released “Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A First Look at 2002 High School Sophomores 10 Years Later.”

Download this immediately and print it.  Here is a key finding:

Students obtaining a Bachelor’s degree 8 years after high school (p. 9):

Public-Schooled Catholic-Schooled Other Private Schooled
31% 61% 57%

So … Christian schools DO own college completion as well.  We own character.  We own better life outcomes…We own faithfulness after college…by the numbers! The implication is simple: Do you want to give your child a better chance to get a college degree?