Adjusted cohort graduation rate (ACGR) for public high school students
Percentage of students graduating with a regular diploma within four years of starting 9th grade
About this data measure
- High school graduation is an important predictor for overall health outcomes as non-graduates are more likely to report poor health and suffer from chronic health conditions. (Source: USDHHS)
- Since 2011, the percent of Rhode Island high school freshmen graduating within four years has increased.
- Young adults with limited English proficiency, those with disabilities, and American Indian students are less likely to graduate high school within four years than other groups.
- High school graduation is also a Rhode Island Health Equity Measure.
Measure Source: National Center for Education Statistics Digest of Educational Statistics