Student Achievement Goals

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College evaluates and reports its success with respect to student achievement consistent with the college’s mission. Annual goals for student achievement are established and published to keep the public informed of those goals and the college’s success of goal achievement. Criteria examined for the student achievement include the following: Retention Rate, Graduation Rate, Total Placement Rate, In-Field Placement Rate, Full-Time Equivalent (FTE), and Dual Enrollment (High School). Goals are updated annually by September 30.

Retention Rate:

2018 Goal: 67.90% – Actual: 69.90%
2019 Goal: 72.82% – Actual: 70.10%
2020 Goal: 72.82% – Actual: 71.60%
2021 Goal: 72.32%

Graduation Rate:

2018 Goal: 78.00% – Actual: 78.20%
2019 Goal:
78.50% – Actual: 77.40%
2020 Goal:
78.50% – Actual: 75.40%
2021 Goal:
75.50%

Total Placement Rate:

2018 Goal: 95.00% – Actual: 98.20%
2019 Goal: 96.00% – Actual: 95.00%
2020 Goal:
95.00% – Actual: 99.40%
2021 Goal:
95.00%

In-Field Placement Rate:

2018 Goal: 80.00% – Actual: 82.60%
2019 Goal: 85.00% – Actual: 90.50%
2020 Goal:
85.00% – Actual: 87.40%
2021 Goal:
85.00%

Full-Time Equivalent (FTE):

2018 Goal: 2,614 FTEs – Actual: 2,574 FTEs
2019 Goal:
2,638 FTEs – Actual: 2,815 FTEs
2020 Goal:
2,885 FTEs – Actual: 2,727 FTEs
2021 Goal:
2,795 FTEs

Dual Enrollment (High School):

2018 Goal: 2,257 students – Actual: 2,058 students
2019 Goal:
2,200 students – Actual: 3,155 students
2020 Goal:
2,376 students – Actual: 3,035 students
2021 Goal:
1,800 students