Graduation Rate Data

Read the news release about the Class of 2014 graduation rate

% Graduation Rate
Dubuque Community Schools
All Students
Reported Spring, 2006
for the Class of 2005
Reported Spring, 2007 for the Class of 2006 Reported Spring, 2008
for the Class of 2007
Reported Spring, 2009
for the Class of 2008
Reported Spring, 2010
for the Class of 2009
Reported Spring, 2011
for the Class of 2010
Reported Spring, 2012
for the Class of 2011
Reported Spring, 2013
for the Class of 2012
Reported Spring,
2014 for the Class of 2013
Reported Spring, 2015 for the Class of 2014
86.34% 86.4% 85.3% 89.5% 82.9% 88.8% 87.53%  88.45% 89.13% 91.49%

Reminder: Certified Graduation Rate lags one year behind as districts are allowed to count graduates into October of the new school year. (Example: May Graduates = 800. Summer school graduates and others gathered through October = 20. The number 820 is certified by the DE the following summer on the Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) report.)

Source: Iowa Department of Education, Information and analysis, Basic Educational Data Survey (BEDS) and SRI (EASIER) files.

% Graduation Rate
Dubuque Community Schools
Disaggregated
Reported Spring, 2010
for the Class of 2009
Reported Spring, 2011
for the Class of 2010
Reported Spring, 2012
for the Class of 2011
Reported Spring, 2013
for the Class of 2012
Reported Spring,
2014 for the Class of 2013
Reported Spring, 2015 for the Class of 2014
All 82.9% 88.8% 87.53% 88.45% 89.13% 91.49%
Free/Reduced * 76.95% 75.47% 75.77% 78.52% 85.35%
Migrant * NA NA NA NA NA
Entitled * * 73.68% 74.47% 74.81% 80%
English Language Learner * * NA NA 63.64% 81.82%
African American * 71.4% 68% 68.42% 60% 75%
Asian * NA 92.31% NA 100% 92.86%
Hispanic * 82.35% 91.67% 89.47% 93.75% 90.48%
Native American * NA NA NA NA NA
White * 90.07% 88.86% 89.61% 90.65% 92.26
Pacific Islander * NA NA NA NA NA
2 or more * NA 64.29% 88.24% 100% 100%
Female * * 88.78% 90.42% 92.33% 92.82%
Male * * 86.24% 86.27% 85.71% 90.25

NA denotes small cell count (denominator, N<10) that has been redacted due to FERPA.
* denotes that information was either not available at that time period.
Source: Iowa Department of Education, Information and analysis, Basic Educational Data Survey (BEDS) and SRI (EASIER) files.

Prepared on May 8, 2015, by Associate Superintendent Lynne Devaney.