Minnesota’s statewide four-year graduation rate continues to trend upward with a gain of 1.3 percentage points in the last five years.

Minnesota's graduation rate reached an all-time high last year despite online learning and other challenges brought with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released this month by the Minnesota Department of Education. 

Minnesota public high school students in the Class of 2020 reached a graduation rate of 83.8%, according to MDE.