Record Number of KY High School Graduates Enroll in College

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- A report released Thursday by the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, showed 63 percent of the 43,000 public school graduates in Kentucky last year, are in college or some other form of higher education. That's the highest percentage on record.

The Kentucky High School Feedback Report looked at college attendance from each of the state's 228 public high schools. It found that about 92 percent of the graduates are enrolled at in-state colleges or universities.

The University of Kentucky accounts for 2,638 of the graduates, followed by Western Kentucky University with 2,391 of them.


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