Their math skills are non existent as are their study skills. Single digit test grades are not outliers. I've spoken to others teaching the same subject. We all have the same issues with our students.
The Queens School Of Inquiry asks their students not if they are going to college, but where they are going. I hope the kids in this school are as good as the article says they are. Looking at some of the students I see in college, I would ask, "Why are you going to college?" They are wasting time and money.