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Dropout Statistics

Interactive Dropout Data

This dashboard indicates the dropout rates by school district for the 2017-2018 school year. Click to access, then hover your mouse over a school district to view additional information and special considerations. Please see the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

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State of Colorado - Grand Totals

2017-18 Dropout Rate:

2.2% (10,180 dropouts reported)

2016-17 Dropout Rate:

2.3% (10,421 dropouts reported)

2015-16 Dropout Rate:

2.3% (10,530 dropouts reported)

Special Considerations.

Alternative Education Campuses (AECs): In the 2017-18 school year, there were 95 Alternative Education Campuses located in 48 local education agencies (districts, BOCES and CSI). Over 90% of the students served at AEC schools are considered at high risk of dropping out.

Dropout Rate Calculation

Dropout Rate =

Number of dropouts during the 2017-18 School Year


Total number of students that were part of the same membership base at any time during the 2017–18 School Year


Please see the Dropout Prevention website for more information.


For additional information, E-Mail: Amanda Callinan

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