High School Graduation Rates in Erie county

High School Graduation Rates

Analysis Categories

What does this measure?

Total Graduates and Graduation rate by Race/Ethnicity and Sex, by ZIP Code.

Why is this important?

High school graduation is the culmination of a successful K-12 education and the gateway to college or employment. Students who do not graduate face the prospect of unemployment or low-paying jobs.

How is Erie County doing?

In 2017, Erie County's high school graduate concentrations were highest in the Erie City (581) and Millcreek (523) school districts, although in the Erie City school district, the two lowest graduation rates were found at East High (51.1%) and Strong Vincent High (63.1%).

EVS Indicators

EVS analyzes the data in each topic category using indicators, which report a targeted and digestible number, rate, or amount to represent Erie County as a whole. While this does not cover every aspect of the topic, it assists in establishing Erie's performance relative to the prior year(s). The indicators for the Education: High School topic are:



This indicator measures the percentage of Erie County public school high schoolers who achieved graduation in latest data year. The trend for High School Cohort Graduation is up and better from 2017 to 2018, with a reported increase  of +2.3% within the County.

How does Erie compare to its Peers?

How does Erie compare to Pennsylvania?

About this Data

Data from the U.S. Census ACS as of 2017.