The National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) at Clemson University exists to support those who work to improve student success and graduation rates. NDPC offers a wide range of resources and services to schools, districts, regional agencies, and states at no cost or at cost. Contact NDPC by (email: or phone: 864-656-2599).


Family/Student Resources

Grant Resources


Model Programs

NDPC Policy Statement on Student Grade Retention

NDPC Presentations, Speeches, and Workshops

NDPC/N Innovation Partners and Major Sponsors

NDPC/N Quarterly Newsletters

NDPC-SD Students with Disabilities

October is National Dropout Prevention Month

Online Professional Development in Dropout Prevention Strategies


Research Reports and Papers

Rural Dropout Prevention Resources

Solutions Webcast

State Education Agencies