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Dropout Rate

Annual Dropout Rate by District - 2014-15 School Year

This dashboard indicates the dropout rates by school district for the 2014-2015 school year. Click to access, then hover your mouse over a school district to view additional information and special considerations.

State of Colorado - Grand Totals

2014-15 Dropout Rate:

2.5% (11,114 dropouts reported)

2013-14 Dropout Rate:

2.4% (10,546 dropouts reported)

2012-13 Dropout Rate:

2.5% (10,664 dropouts reported)

Special Considerations

Small Districts: 37 of Colorado's 185 school districts enrolled fewer than 100 students in 7th - 12th grade during the 2014-15 year.

Alternative Education Campuses (AECs): In 2015 there were 81 Alternative Education Campuses located in 40 local education agencies (districts, BOCES and CSI). Over 95% of the students served at AEC schools are considered at high risk of dropping out.

Dropout Rate Calculation

Dropout Rate =

Number of dropouts during the 2014-15 School Year

DIVIDED BY

Total number of students that were part of the same membership base at any time during the 2014–15 School Year

 

Please see the Dropout Prevention website for more information.

For additional information, E-Mail: Duncan Anderson

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