Capital Region high school graduation rates

The New York State Education Department released graduation rates for the 2003 "cohort" of high school students (cohort refers to all the students who started high school that year) as of August 2007.

The school district with the highest graduation rate in the Capital Region was Vorheesville at 97 percent. The lowest was Rensselaer at 53 percent.

Rates from all the local school districts after the jump.

school district - number of students in cohort - percent who graduated

ALBANY COUNTY

ALBANY CITY SD - 578 - 67%
BERNE-KNOX-WESTERLO CSD - 111 - 82%
BETHLEHEM CSD - 439 - 91%
COHOES CITY SD - 178 - 71%
GREEN ISLAND UFSD - 28 - 61%
GUILDERLAND CSD - 468 - 88%
NORTH COLONIE CSD - 472 - 90%
RAVENA-COEYMANS-SELKIRK CSD - 188 - 80%
SOUTH COLONIE CSD - 479 - 87%
VOORHEESVILLE CSD - 123 - 97%
WATERVLIET CITY SD - 118 - 66%

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

DUANESBURG CSD - 77 - 82%
NISKAYUNA CSD - 351 - 92%
ROTTERDAM-MOHONASEN CSD - 289 - 79%
SCHALMONT CSD - 189 - 79%
SCHENECTADY CITY SD - 670 - 61%
SCOTIA-GLENVILLE CSD - 246 - 83%

RENSSELAER COUNTY

AVERILL PARK CSD - 312 - 79%
BERLIN CSD - 98 - 84%
BRUNSWICK CSD (BRITTONKILL) - 119 - 80%
EAST GREENBUSH CSD - 371 - 89%
HOOSIC VALLEY CSD - 95 - 92%
HOOSICK FALLS CSD - 105 - 82%
LANSINGBURGH CSD - 192 - 78%
RENSSELAER CITY SD - 73 - 53%
SCHODACK CSD - 116 - 87%
TROY CITY SD - 366 - 69%

SARATOGA COUNTY

BALLSTON SPA CSD - 298 - 79%
BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE CSD - 297 - 93%
CORINTH CSD - 115 - 77%
GALWAY CSD - 85 - 88%
MECHANICVILLE CITY SD - 113 - 78%
SARATOGA SPRINGS CITY SD - 559 - 81%
SCHUYLERVILLE CSD - 146 - 82%
SHENENDEHOWA CSD - 695 - 87%
SOUTH GLENS FALLS CSD - 245 - 75%
STILLWATER CSD - 113 - 87%
WATERFORD-HALFMOON UFSD - 73 - 74%


The state ed department also tracks graduation rates for cohorts over five and six years (pdf). Those numbers track grad rates as of June of each year.

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