Date of Award


Degree Type

Thesis (On-Campus Access Only)

First Advisor

Seth Singleton


The researcher studied the Options in Education drop out prevention program at Corvallis High School, Corvallis, Oregon. A review of literature concerning drop outs and drop out prevention programs was undertaken. The researcher describes the components and procedures of the Options in Education program and analyzes data from the program. The study determined the drop out rate for the program and the high school as a whole and discovered significant differences between the drop out rates. The researcher also recommended further study.