New York State's High School Graduation Rate Edges Past 80 PercentNew York state's high school graduation rate edged above 80 percent in 2017, but black and Hispanic students graduated at much lower rates than white students.
De Blasio Touts Highest High School Graduation Rate In City HistoryMayor Bill de Blasio said New York City's graduation rate went up by 2.1 points.
City Boasts Strong Graduation Rate Among 5 Largest Districts StatewideGraduation rate stayed flat at 64.7 percent, the city announced. The state average for the class of 2012 is 74 percent.
Bronx Principal Floats Idea Of Canceling Prom To Boost Graduation Rate In a drastic move, a Bronx principal announced she would cancel senior prom unless the senior class guaranteed a 100 percent graduation rate.