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Policy Points 3 2
David Garcia,
Lee McIlroy

The Arizona Community Foundation College Readiness Report provides a real-world indicator of how well Maricopa County high schools are preparing their graduates for postsecondary success. For the class of 2009, 76% of Maricopa County high school graduates were college-ready in English and approximately 46% were college ready in Mathematics. For the Class of 2009, 61% of high school graduates attended a postsecondary institution in Arizona and 6% attended out of state. The report defines college readiness as the percentage of high school graduates, by school, who enter college-level English and Mathematics courses as freshman in an Arizona public university or in a Maricopa County Community College for degree- granting credit.