High School Graduates & Completers
Public high school graduate and completer data are collected on an annual basis during the fall. Each division submits school-level data for the combined regular and summer terms. The data are then compiled and division and state totals are calculated.
High School Graduates & Completers Reports
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Four-year, five-year and six-year graduation and dropout rates for the commonwealth, school divisions and high schools are available on the Virginia Cohort Reports page.
Understanding High School Graduates and Completers Reports
A graduate may receive one of the following documents:
- Standard Diploma
- Advanced Studies Diploma (count includes those students who receive the International Baccalaureate Diploma)
- Special Diploma – for students with a disability who complete the requirements of their individualized education programs (IEP)
- Modified Standard Diploma
- General Achievement Diploma (GAD)
A completer may receive:
- Certificate of Program Completion – for students who complete a prescribed course of study, defined by a local school board, but do not qualify for a diploma
- GED Certificate – for students who receive a GED (General Educational Development) Certificate
- ISAEP – for students who receive a General Educational Development (GED) Certificate as a part of an ISAEP
Graduates and completers may provide one of six areas of intended plans upon graduation:
- Four-year college plans – student plans to attend a four-year accredited college or university
- Two-year college plans – student plans to attend a two-year or community college
- Other plans – student plans to attend a business school, trade/technical school or participate in an apprenticeship program
- No continuing education plans – student provides no further education plans upon graduation
- Military – student plans to serve in the military
- Employment – student plans to go into the workforce