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ERIC Number: ED536805
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Pages: 32
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Vermont Public School Dropout and High School Completion Report for the 2008-2009 School Year
Vermont Department of Education
The annual event dropout rate describes the proportion of students who leave school each year without completing a high school program. The event dropout rates for the school year 2008-2009 of 2.04% for grades 7 through 12th and 2.89% for grades 9 through 12th are consistent with the dropout rates for the past four years. The event completion rate data for school year 2008-2009 are reported alongside with a cohort graduation rate for the class of 2009. The event completion rate represents the number of students enrolled in the senior class who graduate or complete school at the end of their senior year. The statewide event graduation rate for school year 2008-2009 is 93.77%. The cohort graduation rate is the percentage of students from a given class who receive a high school diploma. The cohort graduation rate for the class of 2009 is 85.60%. Dropout Information is appended. (Contains 1 figure and 11 tables.) [For the 2007-2008 edition of this report, see ED536804.]
Vermont Department of Education. 120 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05620-2501. Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 10; Grade 11; Grade 12; Grade 7; Grade 8; Grade 9; High Schools; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Vermont Department of Education
Identifiers - Location: Vermont