Retention/Attrition Service for the ACT

The Retention/Attrition Service Report compares student academic and demographic information for the previous year's first-time ACT-tested freshmen who returned for their second year with those students who did not return.

Report contents include the following tables:

Introduction
Overview of High School GPA, College GPA, and ACT Composite

Tables 1A & 1B
Academic Characteristics: Number, ACT Composite Averages, and Percentages

Tables 2A & 2B
Demographic Characteristics: Number, ACT Composite Averages, and Percentages

Table 3
High School Academic Course Preparation

Table 4
High Schools with Highest Rate of Returning Second-Year Students*

Table 5
High Schools with Lowest Rate of Returning Second-Year Students*

*Electronic report will include data for the top 25 and bottom 25 feeder high schools, and a separate data file (CSV) will include ALL HIGH SCHOOLS.

Page section from sample Retention/Attrition Analysis Report

Page section from sample Retention/Attrition Analysis Report


Data contained in the data file (CSV) for each high school:

High school code
High school name
High school address
For your institution
Number at college X
Number returning 2nd year
Number who left campus
Students who are returning for 2nd year
No. of first choice institutions
No. of sure of major
No. of completed core courses
No. of top quarter class
No. of income below $36,000
No. of ACT Composite < 17
No. of ACT Composite > 25
Students who are not returning 2nd year
No. of first choice institutions
No. of sure of major
No. of completed core courses
No. of top quarter class
No. of income below $36,000
No. of ACT Composite <17
No. of ACT Composite > 25

For more information or to request order forms, call the Prediction/Retention Service Coordinator at 319/337-1111.

You may also read about other ACT Research Services for Educators.