Grad photo

In this 2021 file photo, a Concord graduate walks to his place alongside fellow graduates at Jake Field.

ELKHART — Indiana’s overall high school graduation rate for the Class of 2021 dipped from the year before and most schools in Elkhart County mirrored that trend, according to results released from the Indiana Department of Education.

The data released Wednesday shows the statewide graduation rate is 86.69 percent, which is down from 87.69 percent in 2020, and 87.29 percent in 2019.

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