Superintendent Arntzen Announces Second Consecutive Year of Record High Graduation Rates for Montana
January 15, 2020
HELENA—Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen announced Thursday that Montana once again saw record-high graduation rates for high school students in 2019, surpassing the previous year’s record high. The all-student statewide graduation rate for the 2018-2019 school year was 86.6 percent, the highest percent since 2011 when the state began using a four-year cohort definition to calculate graduation rates. The previous year’s graduation rate was 86.4 percent.
“I am proud that our state’s trend data is showing that more and more students are invested in their high school...