Graduation Rates

  • Below is information on the graduating class of 2019. For disaggregated data, comparisons to other districts, and historical data, please refer to the document 2019 comparative grad rates, and to understand more about the cohort graduation rate calculation, please refer to the document Understanding Graduation Rates.

    Class of 2019 (4-year cohort data)
      Total
    Students
    Regular
    Diploma
    Modified
    Diploma
    % Grad
    Rate
    Drop-
    outs*
    Drop-out
    Rate*
    CHS 397 347 12 90.43% 10 0.64%
    GHS 435 352 22 85.98% 11 0.73%
    HHS 348 295 17 89.66% 15 1.18%
    LHS 398 332 13 86.68% 26 1.69%
    HOA 24 17 1 75.00% 0 0.00%
    HSD 1635 1344 66 86.24% 117 1.84%

    District numbers include some students who are not enrolled in our comprehensive high schools or in HOA. These could be students at Miller Education Center East, in our Transition Program, adjudicated youth, or students who are on out-of-district placements.

    *Please note that the dropout rate is still calculated using the NCES model, which divides the total number of dropouts in a given year in grades 9-12 by the number of students in grades 9-12--the numbers and rate do not correlate directly to information about the cohort.

    Therefore, the following is true about the graduating class of 2019, which is actually the 2015-16 cohort, as the cohort is named by the first year students entered high school:

    • 1344 graduated with a regular diploma on time in 2019
    • 66 graduated with a modified diploma on time in 2019
    • 68 earned an extended diploma or GED
    • 14 earned an alternative certificate
    • 38 were continuing their enrollment beyond 2019
    • 105 were classified as "other non-completers" - either dropouts or undeclared as to their plans to complete the credits necessary for graduation
    • Some of those 105 (perhaps most) are in the group of 117 students who dropped out in the 2018-19 school year, though that group also may include freshmen, sophomores, and juniors - as well as students who were not enrolled in our comprehensive high schools or HOA (see explanation above) - who dropped out in 2018-19 and are not members of the 2015-16 cohort.