High School Graduation Goals and Accountability

High School graduation is defined by state and federal regulations. This section describes the Wisconsin graduation goals and improvement targets used for accountability requirements related to graduation. Links to accountability reports are also provided.




Graduation DPI Every Child A Graduate
This webpage describes the State Superintendent's Every Child a Graduate Initiative. Also available in PDF Format


Wisconsin's Accountability Plan
This workbook identifies our state's implementation status for required elements of the state accountability system. The accountability goals for graduation are published in this Wisconsin Accountability Workbook once approved by the US Department of Education. Criteria for review of school performance beginning in 2002-03 are based on provisions in the finalized version of the workbook.


How are graduation rates and high school completion rates calculated?

Wisconsin State Performance Plan Special Education Indicators:





Wisconsin's High School Graduation Rate Calculations
Changes for Accountability


School Accountability in Wisconsin