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Executive Summary  
Introduction  
Event and Status Dropout Rates  
Type of Dropout Rates        
Event Dropout Rates        
Status Dropout Rates        
High School Completion Rates  
High School Completion Rates        
Method of High School Completion        
Conclusions  
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Full Report (PDF)  


Event and Status Dropout Rates Event, status, and cohort dropout rates each provide a different perspective on the student dropout population. The National Center for Education Statistics presents definitions and data for all three types of dropout rates in order to provide a more comprehensive picture of the dropout problem in the United States. High school graduation and completion rates conclude the profile of high school outcomes for young adults in the United States.  
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