African American students, Hispanic students, and students with disabilities recorded the highest graduation rates on record WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware high school students are graduating at their highest levels in at least a decade, according to the 2019 graduation data released on Wednesday by Governor John Carney and Dr. Susan Bunting, Secretary of the Delaware […]
Delaware’s high school graduation rate hit a record high in 2017. The state’s dropout rate also slightly increased
The annual Delaware Department of Education reports, which will be presented to the State Board of Education tonight, show an overall graduation rate of 85.75 percent in 2017. The graduation rate for several student subgroups – African American, Asian, Hispanic, low-income, multiracial, white and students with disabilities – also are up from 2016. The rates for two other subgroups – American Indian and English learner – declined.