Local Statistics
GED and Adult High School Programs

The State Board of Education has set a dropout rate goal of 10% for each school system by the year 2000 as part of the 21st Century Schools program.

Metropolitan Nashville Area Dropout Rates

Robertson County  9.5%
Montgomery County 10.2%
Williamson County 10.5%
Cheatham County 10.6%
Wilson County  13.5%
Hickman County 14.4%
Rutherford County 15.7%
Sumner County 17.2%
Davidson County   19.6%
Dickson County  21.5%

Highest Dropout Rates Statewide

Memphis City Schools  31.9%
Moore County  23.8%
Bedford County  22.8%
Loudon County  22.3% 
Scott County  21.9%
Dickson County  21.5%
Bradley County  20.8%
Fayette County  20.5%
Clay County  20.4%
Hardeman County  20.1%

Average Dropout Rate for State of Tennessee ---- 15.6%

Comprehensive Test Results for Dickson County schools are available at this site:

 http://www.state.tn.us/education

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