Measuring Success, Making Progress
MPR Associates, funded by the William and Flora Hewlitt Foundation
MPR Associates Inc., in partnership with The RP Group and CalPASS, has compiled and analyzed all relevant data to produce the measures reported on this website. The measures are widely recognized as being the best student success indicators with available data.
High Schools In The United States: How Does Your Local High School Measure Up?
Alliance for Excellent Education
Compares the number of 12th grade students in a school to the number of 9th graders three years earlier. It is designed to estimate the proportion of high school students who make it to their senior year. Search by State, Congressional District, or zip code.
High School Dropouts: Selected Facts
Kidsdata.org shows the California Department of Education's adjusted four-year derived dropout rate, which reflects the estimated percentage of public high school dropouts over four years based on a single year's data, and the grade 9-12 dropout count. Search by counties, school districts, and more. Data includes dropout rates by race/ethnicity, etc.
Graduation Rate Trends 1997-2007
The Editorial Projects in Education RC uses the Cumulative Promotion Index (CPI) method to calculate graduation rates. Search data by state, etc.
District Graduation Rate Map Tool
Search by state, etc.
School Districts Demographic System Map
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Interactive data tables.