High School graduation rates, county 2000-2008 in Maine

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High School graduation rates, county 2000-2008

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Definitions: The number and percent of students who graduated from their high school, rather than dropping out of school sometime during their high school years. The rate is calculated by dividing the number of graduates by the number of graduates plus the number of students who dropped out during the 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade years of this graduating class. 

Data Source: Maine Department of Education.

Footnotes: Year indicated is the spring term of the school year, such that "2008" data represent 2007-08 school year.

Note: For the 2005-06 school year all data for Cape Elizabeth has been removed due to known errors.

Updated July 2011.