Springfield Graduation Rate Up 2%

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — High schools around Springfield saw a 2-percent increase in graduation rates. They’re up to 64.35 percent. When looking at the demographics of gender and economic background, the numbers generally reflect what we see statewide, with girls and middle-income students doing better. Administrators say the numbers didn’t surprise them. “That was reaffirming in … Continue reading »

2012 Graduation Rates Rise Slightly

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s four-year graduation rate for 2012 was 68.4 percent, up slightly from 2011, when the rate was 67.6 percent, according to the Oregon Department of Education. In an effort to assess progress toward a lofty education goal in 2025–a 100-percent graduation rate–the ODE tracks graduation rates as well as dropout rates. Perhaps … Continue reading »