Highline Public School’s graduation rate is up for the sixth year in a row – the class of 2019 graduated at 83.3 percent, an increase of more than two points over last year and 20 points since 2013.

Dr. Enfield announced the graduate rate increase at her annual State of Our Schools address on Tuesday morning, Oct. 29, 2019.

“Our belief in our students and our staff’s dedication to our bold goals are paying off. We are showing the world what our students are capable of when we hold them to high expectations. I could not be prouder!” Enfield said.

Graduation rates continue to rise for all student groups, with students of color seeing the greatest gains:

Student Group Class of 2013 Class of 2019
Overall 62.3% 83.3%
American Indian 38.9% 53.3%
Asian 72.1% 89.0%
Black/African American 54.6% 76.5%
Hispanic 50.1% 77.6%
Pacific Islander 47.9% 76.7%
Two or More Races 71.7% 91.6%
White 72.8% 90.6%
Special Education 29.0% 60.1%
English Language Learners 40.3% 60.0%
Free & Reduced Priced Meals 54.8% 79.2%

Highline Public Schools’ graduation rate hits 83.3% 1

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