Saint Paul Public Schools Data Center


Minnesota Releases 2014 Graduation Results

Overall

  • The 2014 graduation rate for SPPS increased 3 percentage points from 2013; 73 percent to 76 percent.
  • SPPS has experienced increases in graduation rate for at least six years.

Student Groups

  • The graduation rates for all student groups increased from 2013 to 2014.
  • The disparity between the graduation rates for Black and White students decreased three percentage points from 18 percentage points to 15 percentage points.
  • The graduation rates for Asian/Pacific Islander students, students receiving free/reduced-price lunch and Special Education students has increased steadily since 2009.
  • Among racial groups, the graduation rate for American Indian students is the lowest in SPPS; 51.5 percent and the graduation rate for White students is the highest; 83.6 percent.

State Comparison

  • The state average for graduation rates for students receiving free/reduced-price lunch is 66 percent. The SPPS graduation rates for those students are higher at 72 percent.
  • The differences between the graduation rate for SPPS and the state has been decreasing steadily and now stands at two percentage points; SPPS at 84 percent and the state at 86 percent.
  • SPPS had graduation rates higher than the state in the following student groups: American Indian, Hispanic, Black, English Language Learner and Free/Reduced-Priced Lunch.
  • The graduation rates for Black students in SPPS schools are higher than the state average district-wide and at six of our traditional high schools (Central Senior, Como Park Senior, Harding Senior, Highland Park Senior, Johnson Senior, and Washington Technology).
  • The graduation rates for ELL students in SPPS schools are higher than the state average district-wide and at all of our traditional seven high schools.
  • The state graduation rates for students receiving free and reduced-price lunch is 66 percent. The graduation rates for those students in SPPS is 72 percent, six percentage points higher than the state average.

For more information on Saint Paul Public School's 2014 graduation results, please visit  SPPS 2014 Graduation Results