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ERIC Number: ED564402
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
WCPSS Dropout Rate: 2011-12. Data Trends. D&A Report No. 13.02
Gilleland, Kevin; Muli, Juliana
Wake County Public School System
The WCPSS dropout rate for grades 9-12 fell to 2.83 % in 2011-12, down from 3.2% in the previous year. The NC overall rate decreased in 2011-12 to 3.01% from 3.43% in 2010-11. Other large school districts in North Carolina, including Durham (3.55%), Forsyth (3.38%), and Mecklenburg (3.20%), had higher dropout rates in 2011-12 than did WCPSS, while Guilford (2.15%) remained lower. The WCPSS dropout rate for Hispanic/Latino students (4.95%) fell for the fifth consecutive year, while the dropout rate for Black/African-American students (4.58%) declined for the fourth straight year.
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: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wake County Public School System (WCPSS), Data and Accountability Department
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina