B-2 Dropout

B-2 Data Information

What is B-2?

Percent of students with an IEP dropping out of high school.

Where can I find my data?

GAD
MSDS
and SRM

When was the data collected?

The 2017 Strand Report includes data from SY 2014-2015 (data collected between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015).

What is the target?

≤ 9.00%

General Resources


Additional Information About B-2

  • APR Definition: Percent of youth with individualized education programs (IEPs) dropping out of high school. (20 U.S.C. 1416 (a)(3)(A))
  • Calculation: [(# of youth with IEPs who dropped out of high school in one year) divided by the (# of youth with IEPS who were enrolled in grades 9–12 in the same year)] times 100. This includes students ages 14–21 who were in ungraded programs and matched by age to grades 9–12.
  • Calculation Notes: States must report using the dropout data used in the ESEA graduation rate calculation and follow the timeline established by the USED under the ESEA.  State calculations are based on the Consolidated State Performance Report Event Dropout Methodology.