During the 2013-2014 school year, Manual Arts High School, a Diplomas Now partner school, achieved a 79% graduation rate. This surpasses the Los Angeles Unified School District graduation rate of 70%. In addition, graduation rates among African American and Hispanic Manual Arts seniors reached 81% and 80%, exceeding California’s 68% overall graduation rate for these two groups.
Manual Arts’ 2013-2014 graduation rate corresponds with the school’s trend of improved performance. During the 2012-2013 school year, Manual Arts saw a 4% increase in graduation rate from the previous year and a 10% increase over a two-year span.