Oregon’s Special Education Students

Some facts about Oregon’s Special Education Students:

  • More likely to live in poverty: 62% vs 48% of Oregon’s school-age population
  • Lowest on-time graduate rate (38% in Oregon; 31.5% in Portland, 2012)
  • Among the highest rate of chronic absenteeism (29% in 2010)
  • Twice as likely to receive disciplinary action (13.3% vs. 6.47% of the general population)

Oregon's SPED StudentsSource: Oregon Department of Education