Performance indicator:

High School Graduation Rates

Indicator description:

This indicator provides a measure of educational attainment. It identifies the number of students graduating on time (after four years of high school), as a percentage of their cohort, measured for the Houston region. A cohort is a class of ninth-graders beginning high school together.

This indicator is associated with the following goals:

Note: Plan Houston's performance indicators are intended to inform the public and policy makers on the community's success at achieving Plan Houston's community goals. Identifying current performance is a first step; future steps could include tracking progress over time and establishing preferences on outcomes.