Four-year graduation rate in District of Columbia
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Four-year graduation rate
(Number) Number of students in the cohort (first-time ninth graders) who obtained high school diplomas in four years.
(Percent) Percent of students in the cohort (first-time ninth graders) who obtained high school diplomas in four years
Data Source: Office of the State Superintendent of Education - High School Graduation Rates
As of 2010-11, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education calculated graduation rates based on the Adjusted Cohort Graduation method required by the U.S. Department of Education.
The adjusted cohort is the total number of students who entered ninth grade minus the students who transferred out.
Updated December 2021
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