Wyoming high school graduation rate improves for 6th straight year

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) today announced that high school graduation rates increased to 82.1% in 2018-19, marking the sixth consecutive year of improvement from the class of 2013, where 77.6% of students graduated.

“Wyoming has reached the highest graduation rate under this methodology, which was put in place over a decade ago,” said State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow. “More Wyoming students are prepared to succeed in college careers and military service. Districts have worked hard to increase the number of students who received a diploma, and I am proud of that effort. But we must continue to focus on the 18 percent of students who don’t finish, and work to ensure that high school and earning a diploma is relevant to them.”

Sixteen Wyoming school districts posted graduation rates of 90 percent or above; up from fifteen districts last year:

  • Lincoln #1: 100.00%
  • Washakie #2: 100.00%
  • Laramie #2: 97.10%
  • Sheridan #1: 96.72%
  • Sublette #9: 96.67%
  • Big Horn #2: 95.92%
  • Platte #2: 95.45%
  • Teton #1: 93.99%
  • Sweetwater #2: 93.52%
  • Unita #6: 92.45%
  • Crook #1: 92.11%
  • Park #6: 92.05%
  • Fremont #24: 91.30%
  • Johnson #1: 91.01%
  • Sublette #1: 90.59%
  • Big Horn #3: 90.00%

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