The DOE shares graduation results to help families and educators understand the performance of New York City schools in recent years. Keep in mind that graduation results are just one metric of school performance. You can find more information on the tools, resources, and reports the DOE creates to measure school quality on our School Quality Overview.
Notes on graduation results:
- Beginning in 2005, the DOE began using the New York State method of calculating graduation rates. The first graduation cohort affected was the Cohort of 2001, which graduated in 2005.
- The cohort consists of all students who first entered grade 9 in a given school year. For example, the Cohort of 2001 entered grade 9 in the 2001-2002 school year.
- Graduates are defined as those students earning either a Local or Regents diploma.
- When available, graduation rates as of both June and August (including summer graduates) are reported.
Visit our page on Graduation Requirements for more information on how students can graduate.
Learn more about citywide graduation trends in our Graduation Outcomes Highlights.
Graduation Results for Cohorts 2001 to 2016
(Classes of 2005 to 2020)
Graduation results are available at the city, borough, district, and school levels. Graduation results can be found below. Each Excel file contains results for all students tested, as well as results by student characteristics including disability status, English Language Learner (ELL) status, race/ethnicity, and gender.
Note: Charter school graduation results are included in a separate report, found at the bottom of this section.
Graduation results can also be found on NYC Open Data.