Graduation Rate Increases With Budget in Henrico Co., VA


by maggie.pope on May 19, 2016 | Views: 49 | Score: 0

The Graduation rates in Henrico County, Virginia have been increasing steadily in the last eight years. since 2008, the four-year graduation rate in Henrico County has risen from 82% to 90.1% in 2015 according to information from the Virginia Department of Education.

On Time Graduation Rate in Henrico County, VA

Graduation Rate (%)
200882
200981.1
201086.4
201185.4
201288.3
201390
201489
201590.1
Year
Graduation rate (%)

This trend in On Time graduation rates follows a pattern of trends in not only Virginia, but across the country. It also, however, follows a trend of increases in the number of students in the County'

Number of Students in Henrico County Public Schools

# students
2012-1350083
2013-1450569
2014-1550971
Year
# students

the increasing graduation rate also follows the increasing amount of money in the annual budget of the Henrico County Public School system.

Total General Fund in Henrico County

Total General Budget
2013-14409000
2014-15431000
2015-16441171
school year
total general budget

The total general fund amount went up, as did the amount per student. Although not proven to be causal, these trends correlate with one-another. Federal and state funding of public school systems affect the on time graduation of the students within that system.

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