Graduation Rates Rise to National Average

Drop-out rate declines to historic low

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released today the high school graduation rates for the 2017-18 school year, which show the state’s graduation rate has hit an all-time high of 84 percent, reaching the most recent national graduation rate.

The graduation rate for students with disabilities increased for the fifth consecutive year to 38.4 percent, up from 23.2 percent in 2014.

The state’s drop-out rate fell to an historic low of 10.1 percent, a decrease from 13.9 percent in 2014.

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