Dropout rates from the 2016-17 school year will be released on January 18th, 2018
This dashboard indicates the dropout rates by school district for the 2015-2016 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 here for more information.
State of Colorado - Grand Totals
2015-16 Dropout Rate:
2.3% (10,530 dropouts reported)
2014-15 Dropout Rate:
2.5% (11,114 dropouts reported)
2013-14 Dropout Rate:
2.4% (10,546 dropouts reported)
Dropout Rates for the 2015-16 School Year
District Level Data (xls)
- Dropout Rates By District Grade Gender And Race Ethnicity
- Dropout Rates By District And Instructional Service Program Type
School Level Data (xls)
Small Districts: 39 of Colorado's 185 school districts enrolled fewer than 100 students in 7th - 12th grade during the 2015-16 year.
Alternative Education Campuses (AECs): In the 2015-2016 school year, there were 86 Alternative Education Campuses located in 46 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 2015-16 School Year
Total number of students that were part of the same membership base at any time during the 2015–16 School Year
Please see the Dropout Prevention website for more information.
For additional information, E-Mail: Duncan Anderson