Fast Fact – December 18, 2020
In 2019, 81 percent of Colorado’s high school seniors graduated 4 years after starting 9th grade, the highest on-time graduation rate reported since 2010 when the state’s Department of Education began using their current methodology. Research demonstrates that graduating from high school is linked to better health outcomes and increased earnings long-term. For young Coloradans, attaining a high school diploma can have significant impacts on their contributions to the economy, workforce, and markers of public health. To see graduation rates over the last decade, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.