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Dropout Rate

The Class of 2012 Graduation Rate

The statewide on-time graduation rate for the class of 2012 increased to 75.4 percent. This marks a 1.5 percentage point increase over the on-time graduation of 73.9 percent for the class or 2011.

The Annual Dropout Rate for the 2011-12 School Year

This is the state's sixth consecutive year for reducing (improving) its dropout rate. The 2011-12 dropout rate is 2.9 percent - a 0.1 percentage point improvement over the prior year. Colorado's public schools generated 488 fewer dropouts in 2011-12 than in the 2010-11 school year. Compared to the 2005-06 school year, when the dropout rate was 4.5 percent, the state generated 5,775 fewer dropouts in 2011-12.

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