Indianapolis Public Schools is thrilled to announce an increase in graduation rates for 2015; the Indiana Department of Education confirms 72.05% of students graduated last school year.

Our district is committed to improving overall graduation rates, including non-waiver graduations. As we work diligently to reduce the number of waivers, in all cases our focus remains on what is best for the students – and sometimes that means graduating with a waiver.

The 2015-16 school year brings us a dedicated 10-member Graduation and Alternative Services team; these staff members are focused on identifying students at risk of missing their graduation goals well in advance to continually improve student achievement by providing wraparound supports to ensure success. We anticipate continued increases in the coming years, and we’re proud of the hard work of our students and staff to raise the bar in 2015!