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Delaware Graduation Rates Reach Record High

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DOVER, Del.- Delaware's public high schools break a new record for graduation rates.

High school graduation rates have increased from 85.75 percent in 2017, to the current rate of 86.69 percent in 2018, according to a report from Delaware's Department of Education.

The Department of Education also reports an increase of graduates in the following student subgroups: African American, American Indian, Hispanic, low-income, English learners and students with disabilities. 

Reports show that high school dropout rates have decreased from 1.71 percent in 2017 to 1.68 percent in 2018. The reports for 2019 will not be available until next year. 

For a full breakdown of the report and for more information on how Delaware's Department of Education tracks these rates, click here

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