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ERIC Number: ED564349
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
A Brief Look at: 2009-10 WCPSS Dropout Rate. E&R Report No. 11.04
Wake County Public School System
The WCPSS dropout rate in 2009-10 for grades 9-12 was 3.53%, compared to 3.47% in 2008-09. The state's rate showed a decrease in 2009-10--from 4.27% to 3.75%. Other large school districts in North Carolina, including Durham (4.32%), Forsyth (4.07%), and Mecklenburg (4.15%), had higher dropout rates in 2009-10 than did WCPSS, while Guilford (2.81%) remained lower. Of those districts, only WCPSS and Guilford have had a rate below the state average in each of the past twelve years.
Wake County Public School System. 5625 Dillard Drive, Cary, NC 27518. Tel: 919-431-7215; Fax: 919-431-7193; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wake County Public School System (WCPSS), Evaluation and Research Department
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina