Salem-Keizer’s 2019-20 graduation rate up nearly two points.
North Salem Graduation Rate – 83.08%:
• Increase of 7.27 points in the graduation rate – up 15.51 points since 2016-17
• Surpassed the state average graduation rate for the first time since 2013-14
• Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander grew from 66.67% to 82.35%
• Black/African American graduation rates grew from 50% to 70%
• The graduation rate for students with disabilities grew from 66.3% to 74.7% and was above the state average by almost 7 points
Graduation numbers continue to rise in Salem-Keizer Public Schools (SKPS), as rates released today by the Oregon Department of Education show that eight in 10 students graduated in four years. Nearly 85 percent of students completed high school in four years, which includes students earning a regular diploma, GED or extended diploma.
The district graduation rate of 81.01 percent represents more than a nine-point gain since 2016. The most notable year-over-year gains were at North Salem High School and South Salem High School, where graduation rates increased by 7.27 points and 4.48 points respectively. North Salem High School has now surpassed the state average graduation rate.