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Dropout Rate Details

The dropout rate reflects the percentage of students who dropped out without graduating and earning a diploma. The rates below reflect the performance of the 2020 graduating class.

Dropout Rate

What does this mean?

The dropout rate reflects the percentage of students who dropped out without graduating and earning a diploma.

Why is this important?

This factor is important in determining how schools and districts are preparing students to succeed and encouraging them to stay in school.

 

Dropout Rate Over Time

What does this mean?

This graph illustrates the dropout rates over time. With this figure, you can easily determine whether or not dropout rates have improved in the years leading up to the most recent data collection.

Why is this important?

It is important to examine these trends to determine whether schools or districts have made adjustments that impact dropout rates. In other words, this figure shows us how well schools and districts have met the needs of at-risk students and encouraged students to stay in school over the past few years.

Dropout Rate by Student Gender

What does this mean?

The percentages above display the dropout rate by student gender.

Why is this important?

This information tells us how schools are serving the needs of their male and female students, and which students might be more likely to leave school.

Dropout Rate by Student Group

What does this mean?

The percentages above display the dropout rate by various student groups.

Why is this important?

These rates are a good indicator of how well districts and schools are meeting the needs of certain student groups and fostering postsecondary success.

Dropout Rate by Student Race

What does this mean?

These percentages reflect the dropout rate by student race.

Why is this important?

Similar to student groups, it is important to understand how schools and districts are meeting the needs of students from various racial backgrounds.