VBCPS sets another record with highest-ever graduation rate and lowest dropout rate

VBCPS sets another record with highest-ever graduation rate and lowest dropout rate
Posted on 09/30/2021

For the 13th consecutive year, Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) reached record levels with respect to the On-Time Graduation (OTG) rate, which stands at 94.9% for the 2021 cohort year, and the lowest recorded dropout rate of 2.7%. VBCPS also outperformed Virginia's rates of 93% for OTG and 4.3% for dropouts.

"Congratulations to our educators and support staff for putting the needs of our students first, ensuring that each one walks off the graduation stage ready for college, the military or a career," said VBCPS Superintendent Dr. Aaron Spence. "And thank you to our families for their patience and resilience as we navigated an entire year in the throes of COVID-19."

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