The percentage of students graduating in four years from Chesterfield County Public Schools is rising steadily, according to on-time graduation rate information released by the Virginia Department of Education. In 2013, 90.2 percent of all Chesterfield County Public Schools students graduated from high school in four years. That figure was 89.5 percent in 2012 and 86.8 percent in 2011.
Chesterfield County’s on-time graduation rate continues to outpace Virginia’s on-time graduation rate of 89.1 percent in 2013.
In addition to overall improvement, on-time graduation rates also rose for these demographic groups within Chesterfield County Public Schools:
- In 2013, 89 percent of black students graduated in four years, advancing from 87.8 percent in 2012 and 84.1 percent in 2011.
- In 2013, 84.6 percent of Hispanic students graduated in four years, advancing from 83.9 percent in 2012 and 76.6 percent in 2011.
- In 2013, 91.4 percent of white students graduated in four years, advancing from 90.5 percent in 2012 and 88.8 percent in 2011.