Ontario high school graduation rate rises to 82%

March 13, 2012

The Ontario government states that 82% of provincial high school students earned their diploma last year, up from 81% in 2009-10 and 68% in 2003-04. The increased rate means that 93,000 more secondary students have graduated than would have had the rate stayed at the 2003-04 level. The government is aiming for a graduation rate of 85%. Ontario News Release