Change Indicator

High school graduation rates in New Mexico

High school graduation rates

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Why This Indicator Matters

Students who graduate from high school on time are more likely to continue to postsecondary education and training; they are more employable and have higher incomes than students who do not graduate. High school graduates also have better health outcomes and are less likely to engage in risky behaviors.
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Definition and Source



Percentage of all students to graduate high school in 4 years by cohort. Data for each year represents a 4-year cohort. The designation 'all students' includes: Female, Male, Caucasian, African American, Hispanic, Asian, American Indian, Economically Disadvantaged, Students with Disabilities, English Language Learner, and Migrant Students.

Data Source

New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) 4-year graduation rates by cohort:


Data by school district available upon request.

Last Updated

December 2023