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Graduation rate drops slightly at Haddon Heights

While graduation rates rose three percentage points statewide from 83 percent to 86 percent, the number dropped slightly in Haddon Heights, where most Barrington teens attend high school, according to a new report from the N.J. Department of Education.

Haddon Heights HSThe small decrease — from 88.11 percent to 87.85 percent — still puts the school above the state average.

According to the report:

  • 86% of students across the state graduated in 2012, an increase from 83% in 2011.
  • 75% of African American students graduated in 2012, an increase from 69% in 2011.
  • 77% of Hispanic students graduated in 2012, an increase from 73% in 2011.
  • 93% of white students graduated in 2012, an increase from 90% in 2011.
  • 95% of Asian students graduated in 2012, an increase from 93% in 2011.
  • 75% of economically disadvantaged students graduated in 2012, an increase from 71% in 2011.
  • 73% of Limited English Proficient students graduated in 2012, an increase from 68% in 2011.
  • 74% of students with disabilities graduated in 2012, an increase from 73% in 2011.

In Camden County, Haddonfield earned the best graduation rate with 100 percent of students graduating, while the Camden City district reported fewer than half of students graduating.

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This entry was posted on December 21, 2012 by in Region, Resources, Schools.
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