Uptick in National and Florida High School Graduation Rates

The nation’s annual graduation rate data was recently released. Overall and with a new all-time high, 84.6 percent of students are graduating from U.S. public high schools. That number represents a half-point increase when compared to the prior year. The increase in Florida was 1.6% (from 80.7% to 82.3%)

Nationwide students with disabilities show a 1.6 percent increase. The 2016-2017 school year data comes from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Broken down by state, NCES details state-reported graduation outcomes of students (link below).

https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/tables/ACGR_RE_and_characteristics_2016-17.asp

Florida Graduation Rates 2003-2018
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