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Graduation rate in some eastern Iowa schools lowers

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Dubuque and Iowa City schools have a higher graduation rate than Cedar Rapids and Waterloo schools, but all four are below the state average.

The Iowa Department of Education released these numbers Thursday.

City

 4 Year Cohort Graduation Rate

Cedar Rapids

81.6 %

Dubuque

87.5 %

Iowa City

88.1 %

Waterloo

77.2 %

State Average

88.3 %

Also, statewide the graduation rate for the class of 2011 declined less than 1 percent from the previous year, according to figures released by the Iowa Department of Education.

 

 

 

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