Graduation rates in Stillwater remain strong
Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, students continued to graduate from Stillwater Area Public Schools at high numbers. According to data released by the Minnesota Department of Education, Stillwater Area High School had a graduation rate of 96.6% in 2020 - up from 95.8% the previous year. A total of 644 students graduated from Stillwater Area High School last year.
Overall the district’s graduation rate in 2020 was 93.5%, which includes students at St. Croix Valley Area Learning Center as well as Special Education students who can stay enrolled in our schools until they are 21 years old.
Stillwater area students are continuing to graduate at a higher rate than their peers across the state. The state average in 2020 was 83.8%.
Learn more about Stillwater’s graduation rates by visiting the Minnesota Department of Education’s Report Card.
In Other News
We are offering a 100% online learning option this fall for students in grades K-5. This option is being designed to serve children under 12 years of age who are not yet eligible for COVID-19 vaccination.
We are facing a significant bus driver shortage this fall, which will likely result in busing delays, more students on each bus, and longer rides.
We need your help to keep our schools running safely this year. We’re now hiring full-time, part-time, temporary, floating and substitute positions. The hourly rates start at $12.53 to $20.77.
Check out the latest guidance from the Minnesota Department of Education related to COVID-19 safety procedures for this fall.
View our school calendar and learn more about what to expect for the coming year.
PowerSchool is replacing Skyward as our online platform to house student information.