Outcomes for 2001 Total Cohort of Students with Disabilities After 5 Years by Need/Resource Capacity

More students in the Big Five Cities dropped out than graduated.

Gap: There are substantial variations in outcomes by need/resource capacity of school districts.
NYC (n=7,627)  Large 4 Cities (n=1,784)  Urban/ Suburban (n=2,487)  Rural High Need (n=2,165)  Average Need (n=8,733)  Low Need (n=3,459)  Total State (n=26,281)  

% High School Diploma  0.2  0.26  0.37  0.37  0.54  0.79  0.43 
% Dropped Out  0.41  0.48  0.3  0.28  0.21  0.09  0.29 
Chart Image: Bar chart  outcomes for 2001 cohort of SWD after 5 years
Total State Includes Charter Schools, Final April 2007
Keynote by R. Cort, 10/3/07