Socioeconomic Status (SES)
SES is the main driver of segregation in Australian schools
Low SES students are less likely to finish high school, attend university, and find full-time work
40% of students from low SES backgrounds do not complete year 12
Low SES students are 2.08 times more likely to miss out on educational milestones than learners in high SES
Less than 20% of low SES students are represented at Australian Universities
To increase high school completion rates, enterprising skills and university admission rates for students from low SES backgrounds.