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December 13, 2012
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District grad rate drops to 77 percent

Of 520 students who could have graduated from high school last June, 401 students, or 77 percent, actually did, according to preliminary data presented to school board members on Tuesday night.

Douglas County School District Director of Assessments and Grants Brian Frazier reported that 119 students in the district, or 23 percent of the class of 2012, did not graduate.

The tentative figure was calculated using the state's new adjusted cohort formula, which divides graduates by the number of ninth-graders four years prior, taking into account transfers in and out of the class.

Broken down by site, Frazier said Douglas …

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