Under our new Unbridled Learning accountability system, 2011 graduation rates will be used to set a graduation goals for each school. Starting from its 2011 rate, each school will be asked to take 11 equal steps up to a 98 percent graduation rate in 2022. For the state as a whole, those goals will look like this :
Those goals will require improvement of 1.8 points a year, noticeably faster than the 1.3 point growth from 2010 to 2011.
Source note: Trend chart reflects graduation rates reported by the Kentucky Department of Education. Goal chart applies the formula set in the new Kentucky Board of Education regulation, 703 KAR 5:225, Section 1(7).