According to the California Department of Education (CDE), the graduation rate in Tulare County high schools was 85.4%, compared to a statewide average of 82.3%. Similarly, the drop out of 10.2% was also below the state average of 10.7%. Tulare County schools outperformed neighboring counties as well, with Kern County reporting a 82.5% graduation rate and a 12.2% drop out rate. In Fresno County, only 81.9% of students graduated, while 11.5% dropped out while Kings County reported an 83% graduation rate and 13.2% drop out rate. Data is based on 2014-15 school year and is posted annually by CDE.
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