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2020-2021 Dropout Statistics
Interactive Dropout Data
This dashboard indicates the dropout rates by school district for the 2020-21 school year. Click to access, then hover your mouse over a school district to view additional information and special considerations. Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.
State of Colorado - Grand Totals
2020-21 Dropout Rate:
1.8% (8,292 dropouts reported)
2019-20 Dropout Rate:
1.8% (8,561 dropouts reported)
2018-19 Dropout Rate:
2.0% (9,277 dropouts reported)
Dropout Rates for the 2020-21 School Year
2021 Combined Data Release (XLS)
District Level Data (XLS)
- Dropout Rates by District and Gender/Race/Ethnicity
- Dropout Rates by District and Instructional Program Service Type
School Level Data (XLS)
Alternative Education Campuses (AECs): In the 2020-21 school year, there were 87 Alternative Education Campuses located in 44 local education agencies (districts, BOCES and CSI). At least 90% of the students served at AEC schools are considered at high risk of dropping out.
2020-21 Dropout Rate Calculation
Dropout Rate =
Number of dropouts during the 2020-21 School Year
Total number of students that were part of the same membership base at any time during the 2020-21 School Year
Please see the Dropout Prevention website for more information.
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