Author: Rumberger, Russell W., & Palardy, Gregory J.

Title: Test Scores, Dropout Rates, and Transfer Rates as Alternative Indicators of High School Performance

University Affiliation: University of California, Santa Barbara; University of Georgia


Research Question: Looks at whether schools that are effective in raising test scores are also effective in reducing dropout and transfer rates, and focuses on which school characteristics predict these alternative indicators of performance.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: American Educational Research Journal

Journal Entry: Vol. 42. No. 1, Pp. 3-42

Year: 2005


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Dropouts, Graduation Rates, SES Composition

Regions National

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Survey Data

Method of Analysis: Multilevel Models

Sampling Frame: High school students in the US

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Longitudinal

Data Description:


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