In the High Need Districts (NYC, Large 4 Cities, Urban/Suburban and Rural High Need) graduation rates are lowest, dropout rates are highest and more students with disabilities earn an IEP diploma compared to Average or Low Need districts.Chart Image: 2005 total cohort after 4 years
Summary: 2005 total cohort after 4 years as of August - Graduation, IEP Diploma and Dropout Rates
|NYC||Large 4 Cities||Urban/Suburban||Rural High Need||Average Need||Low Need||Total Public|
|% High School Diploma||0.266||0.255||0.398||0.398||0.549||0.755||0.44|
|% IEP Diplomas||0.121||0.154||0.148||0.182||0.104||0.041||0.114|
|% Dropped Out||0.21||0.298||0.183||0.179||0.119||0.044||0.159|
2005 Total Cohort after Four Years as of August
Graduation, IEP Diploma and Dropout Rates
The Average and Low Need Districts have higher graduation rates, lower IEP diploma rates and lower dropout rates compared to the High Need Districts.
The five cities had the lowest graduation rates and the highest drop out rates.