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Superintendent Arntzen Announces Historically Low Dropout Rates for Montana
January 15, 2021
HELENA—Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen announces Montana is experiencing historic lows in dropout rates. The statewide dropout rate dropped below 2 percent for the first time in over a decade. These dropout rates may be considered an indicator for future increases in graduation rates. Last school year’s all-student graduation rate was a record 86.63 percent, the highest percent since 2011. The 2019-2020 all-student statewide graduation rate decreased slightly by .74 percent to a cumulative 85.89 percent. Read more.....