The impact of school choice on students' university entrance rank scores in Australia

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Author: Ryan, Chris; Watson, Louise


This paper examines the impact on students' end of school achievement of choosing a new type of school for the final two years of high school (grades 11 and 12). In some regions of Australia, high schools end at 10th grade and students are required to choose a new school to attend for 11th and 12th grade, thus requiring all families to make a new choice between schools in the Government, Catholic or Independent school sectors. By comparing students from the same source schools who make different choices of schools to attend in 11th and 12th grade, the authors examine the impact of this...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Secondary education; Providers of education and training; Higher education; Students; Outcomes

Keywords: Aspirations; Decision making; School; Outcomes of education and training; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Place of publication not identified]: [publisher not identified], 2010

Physical description: 43 p.

Conference number: 3rd

Date: 2010

Place: London, England

Resource type: Conference

Call number: TD/TNC 131.666

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