The Facts

High school graduates earn 50% more each year than dropouts. But it’s about more than just money. Read below to get more facts about why you need a high school diploma.

According to the Department of Education, 30.8 percent of young adults (18-24) who do not have a high school diploma live in poverty. That’s more than 25% higher than the poverty rate for high school grads. 

According to a study done by Northeastern University, more than 80 percent of the incar­cer­ated pop­u­la­tion is high school dropouts. 

Workers with less than a high school diploma have the lower labor participation rate and an unemployment rate that’s nearly 40% worse than the unemployment rate for high school graduates

Don't be a statistic. Be a success. Take the first step in getting your high school diploma by filling out the form on our Apply page. There, you will also be able to find the school closest to you. 

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