Graduation rates and ISTEP pass rates improving

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

High school graduation rates are on the rise for Hoosier students.

New data from the Indiana Department of Education shows the percentage of graduating seniors is up more than 10 percent since 2007, to 88.4 percent in 2012. That's an increase of nearly 2 percent from the previous way.

The data shows the percentage of students passing their ISTEP tests is also up, from 64 percent in 2007 to 72 percent in 2012.

See the full break down of the numbers here.

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