The Great Schools Partnership is the primary private-sector supporter of Project GRAD Knoxville. The goals of Project GRAD are to increase academic achievement, high school graduation rates, the number of students attending college, and aiding students in their college success.
Project GRAD helped increased graduation rates from 50% in 2001 to 75% in 2017 at Austin East and Fulton High Schools. Postsecondary enrollment for the total graduating class has increased from 30% to 56%. Additionally, postsecondary completion has increased to 46% for Project GRAD when the national average is 10% for similar students.
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