The Kentucky public high school graduation rate for the 2010-11 school year improved slightly over the rate for the previous year.
In its transition to a public school graduation rate formula that is mandated by the U.S. Department of Education (USED), Kentucky is reporting Averaged Freshman Graduation Rates (AFGR) for the first time this year. The state will use the AFGR for the next three years to provide public high school data that will be used for federal No Child Left [...]
Data from the 2009-10 school year show that nonacademic indicators for Kentucky’s public school students remained at levels similar to those reported for the 2008-09 school year. The overall high school dropout rate increased less than one-half a percentage point, from 2.89 percent in 2009 to 3.19 percent in 2010. The school retention rate – the percentage of students held [...]