Oregon is seeing more students graduate high school, with increases across the board regardless of demographics.
More than 78 percent of all eligible high schoolers in Oregon graduated in four years in 2017-18, according data released by the Oregon Department of Education.
This is a 2-percentage-point increase from the previous year and brings Oregon the closest it has been in recent history to having 80 percent of students graduating on time.
Even when looking at individual demographics, Oregon’s numbers have all increased.
Regardless of gender, disability or economic status, race or language background, every single group saw gains this past school year.
And while Salem-Keizer Public Schools saw similar gains, but also had some decreases.
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