High school graduation in Kansas

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Definitions: High School Graduation is the percentage of students graduating from high school within four years.
High School Graduation is the percentage of students graduating from high school within four years. Data are provided by the Kansas State Department of Education. The current rate represents the percent of high school graduates in 2019-2020 that entered high school during the 2015-2016 academic year.

Data Source: Data are provided by the Kansas State Department of Education. 

Footnotes: 2010 graduation data and beyond use the Four-Year Adjusted Cohort formulas which are significantly different than the NCLB formulas and the new formula results in a drop in the rate. The Four-Year Adjusted Cohort formula: Number of students who graduate in four years with a regular high school diploma ÷ (Number of students who entered high school four years earlier + students who transferred in - students who transfer out, emigrate, or die during the four years.) Kiowa County School District has the lowest high school graduation rate more than ten years in a row after the 2007 tornado.  However in recent years, the low graduation was mainly attributed to a virtual school in the unified school district. 

The 2019 rate represents the percent of high school graduates in 2018-2019 that entered high school during the 2014-2015 academic year. The trend represents the percent of high school graduates in academic years 2014-2015 through 2018-2019.