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2019-2020 Dropout Statistics

Interactive Dropout Data

This dashboard indicates the dropout rates by school district for the 2019-2020 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.

Click the map for interactive dropout data.

State of Colorado - Grand Totals

2019-20 Dropout Rate:

1.8% (8,561 dropouts reported)

2018-19 Dropout Rate:

2.0% (9,277 dropouts reported)

2017-18 Dropout Rate:

2.2% (10,180 dropouts reported)

Special Considerations.

Alternative Education Campuses (AECs): In the 2019-20 school year, there were 93 Alternative Education Campuses located in 47 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.

Dropout Rate Calculation

Dropout Rate =

Number of dropouts during the 2019-20 School Year


Total number of students that were part of the same membership base at any time during the 2019–20 School Year


Please see the Dropout Prevention website for more information.


For additional information, email Reagan Ward, 

For data requests, please see CDE’s Data Request page