KidsFlash Fast Fact – Colorado High School Graduation Rate
In 2011, Colorado’s high school graduation rate was 73.9 percent, a slight increase from the previous year. Ensuring all children graduate from high school is important not only for their future economic success, but for the future of our state as a whole. One study estimates that each Colorado student who fails to graduate costs the state $322,000 over his or her lifetime. To find data on graduation rates in your county or school district, please visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.