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More Indiana Students Graduating High School Without Waivers

During the 2013–2014 school year, Indiana’s four-year high school graduation rate was 87.9 percent. One year later, during the 2014-15 school year, the graduation rate was down to 87.1 percent. (Chris Moncus/Wikimedia)

Though the state’s overall graduation rate was virtually unchanged between 2012 and 2013, the non-waiver graduation rate increased about one percent in 2012 — up to 81.7 percent from 80.5 percent. That means more students are meeting all of the requirements for graduation, such as passing statewide math and English language arts tests.

While Few Students Drop Out, Indiana's Graduation Rate Slightly Lags Nation

78.2 percent of American high school students graduated on time in the 2009-10 school year, which the U.S. Department of Education says marks the highest point in the nation’s graduation rate since 1974. While Indiana’s method for calculating high school graduation rates differs from the federal government’s, the numbers released this week shows Indiana’s graduation rate at […]

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