Year-Round School Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: American Library Association, California Department of Education, MSNBC
Research Date: March 3rd, 2015

Below are some statistical studies that promote the benefits of year-round school. Just how many students are attending school all year long? What are the pros and cons of year-round schools. Does it lead to better learning?

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Year-Round Education (YRE) StatisitcsData
Percent increase in year-round school implementations from 1987 – 2014544 %
Number of year-round schools in the U.S.3,181
Percent of public school children enrolled in year-round schools10 %
Support for Year-Round Schools 
Yes. Other countries do it.49.7 %
No. The current school year is fine and summer vacation is valuable too.46.4 %
Maybe, but will unions allow it?3.8 %
Dropout Rates 
Dropout rate for non YRE schools5 %
Average dropout rate for YRE schools2 %
The following is a comparison taken between 3 YRE schools and 3 standard schedule schools. Each category consisted of 1 high-income, 1 middle-income, and 1 low-income school. Source: From The Impact of Year Round on Student Learning: A Study of Six Elementary
Schools by C. Kneese, 1996
Math and Reading ComparisonYear End Math GainYear End Reading Gain
High School A (YRE)10.0510.52
High School B (Non-YRE)7.718.91
Year-Round School Calendar 
In School45 Days
Fall Break15 Days
In School30 Days
Thanksgiving Break3 Days
In School15 Days
Winter Break15 Days
In School45 Days
Spring Break15 Days
In School45 Days
Summer Break30 Days

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