Education helps ensure that people have the opportunity to live healthy lives in healthy communities. For example, people with more education are more likely to have well-paying jobs and to live in communities with better access to resources, like high-quality schools, transportation, and healthy foods. more
To assess Rhode Island's progress towards advancing health equity, as part of the Rhode Island Health Equity Measures.
|Measure||Percentage of high school students graduating with a regular diploma within four years|
|Data Source||Rhode Island Department of Education (available annually)|
|Strata||Race/Ethnicity, Economic Status, Disability, City/Town|
|What this measure means||This measure shows the percentage of students graduating from high school in four years, by municipality, race/ethnicity, economic status, and disability status. The four-year graduation rate data are also available by race/ethnicity and economic status within each school district. These data are also available in an interactive graphic display.|