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Dropout Data 2012-2013

Annual Dropout Rate by District - 2012-13 School Year

This map indicates the dropout rates by school district for the 2012-2013 school year. Click to enlarge, then drag your mouse over a school district and click to view the district dropout rate and special considerations.

See also: Dropout Rate Infographic

Click the map for interactive dropout data.

State of Colorado - Grand Totals

2012-13 Dropout Rate:

2.5% (10,664 dropouts reported)

2011-12 Dropout Rate:

2.9% (12,256 dropouts reported)

2010-11 Dropout Rate:

3.0% (12,744 dropouts reported)

Special Considerations

Small Districts: 33 of Colorado's 183 school districts enrolled fewer than 100 7th - 12th grade students during the 2012-13 year. This is designated with # on the map

Alternative Education Campuses (AECs): 42 of Colorado's 183 school districts operated one or more schools with an Alternative Education Campus designation in 2012-13. Over 95% of the students served at AEC schools are considered at high risk of dropping out.  This is designated with ^ on the map

Dropout Rate Calculation

Dropout Rate =

Number of dropouts during the 2012-13 School Year


Total number of students that were part of the same membership base at any time during the 2012–13 School Year


Please see the Dropout Prevention website for more information.