High School Graduates


Philadelphia High School Graduation Rates Up 20 Percent In A Decade

The April-May issue of the Philadelphia Public School Notebook shows graphically where there are large numbers of high school dropouts – in North Philadelphia, in South Philadelphia and a small part of 19127.



High School Graduation Rates Highest Since 1970

The latest figures released by the National Center for Education Statistics reveal that America’s high school graduation rate noticeably improved from 2009 to 2010.


(credit: JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

K-12 And College Completion Rates Set Records

Record numbers of young adults are completing high school, going to and completing college, according to new data from the US Census Bureau.


(From left to right) Maury Oliver, Council Rock High School; Joseph Nicolette, Neshaminy High School; David olavarria, Neshaminy High School; Emmet Wilkening, Norte Dame High School. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Local Business Leaders Salute High School Grads Heading Into Military Service

Businessman Ken Wong says, normally, his classmates headed for prestigious colleges get all the honors, so Wong organized this dinner for Nicoletti and others like him.