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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Graduation Rate

At what rates are students graduating from high school?

This page includes three high school graduation measures: The percentage of students in DC who graduate in 4 years, the percentage of students in DC who graduate in 5 years, and the percentage of students in DC who graduate from high school with a diploma regardless of how many years it takes them..

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Graduation Rates

Four-Year Graduation Rate

Percentage of a 9th grade class that graduates within 4 years.

Metric performance details by student group

Five-Year Graduation Rate

Percentage of a 9th grade class that graduates within 5 years.

Metric performance details by student group

Extended Years Graduation Rate

Number of students who graduate with a regular high school diploma, regardless of the number of years that it takes, divided by the number of students in the four-year graduation cohort.

Metric performance details by student group

College Enrollment Rates

Class of 2017

Six Month College Enrollment Rate - Class of 2017

The percentage of high school graduates from the class of 2017 who enrolled in a postsecondary degree-granting institution within six months after graduation.

Metric performance details by student group

Twelve Month College Enrollment Rate - Class of 2017

The percentage of high school graduates from the class of 2017 who enrolled in a postsecondary degree-granting institution within twelve months after graduation.

Metric performance details by student group

Class of 2018

Six Month College Enrollment Rate - Class of 2018

The percentage of high school graduates from the class of 2018 who enrolled in a postsecondary degree-granting institution within six months after graduation.

Metric performance details by student group