7-12 EDUCATION

Students who graduate on time are more likely to get a college degree or some other training certification than those who don’t graduate on time. Our goal is for every Kalamazoo County high school student to earn a high school diploma or its equivalent.


KALAMAZOO COUNTY GRADUATION RATE

BY RACE/ETHNICITY

In 2014, Kalamazoo County graduation rates were highest among Asian students — 95% as compared to white, black and Hispanic students, who had a graduation rate of 83%, 59% and 56% respectively.


KALAMAZOO COUNTY GRADUATION RATE

BY SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS

In 2014, the graduation rate for students who qualified for free or reduced lunch was 59%. In contrast, students who did not qualify for free or reduced priced lunch had a graduation rate of 90%.


CONTRIBUTING DATA POINTS

  • The percentage of ninth-graders completing Algebra I with a grade of “C” or better.
  • The percentage of first-time ninth-graders promoted to 10th grade.
  • The percentage of 10th-graders completing Algebra II with a grade of “C” or better.
  • The percentage of students referred for in-house or out-of-school suspensions.
  • Eleventh grade reading and math proficiency.
  • Out-of-school time support.

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Kalamazoo County Graduation Rates by Race/Ethnicity

Kalamazoo County Graduation Rates by Socioeconomic Status

Kalamazoo County Graduation Rates

DATA GATHERING

Our scorecard is a collection of performance data and information for Kalamazoo County and measures how well our community is doing in meeting its educational goals. Data and information for this section was collected from:

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