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2018 high school graduation rates released

September 19, 2018--11:16 a.m.

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Georgia’s high school graduation rate increased again in 2018, rising to 81.6 percent from 80.6 percent in 2017.

This is an all-time high for Georgia’s graduation rate since the state began using the adjusted cohort calculation now required by federal law. Seventy-four Georgia school districts recorded 2018 graduation rates at or above 90 percent.

Floyd County’s high school graduation rate was 93.6% for all schools, which is down slightly from 94.3% in 2017.

Individual graduation rates:

Armuchee High – 93.3% (95.5% in 2017)
Coosa High – 90.3% (92.3% in 2017)
Model High – 93.0% (93.3% in 2017)
Pepperell High – 97.9% (96.2% in 2017)

Rome High’s graduation rate was 90.5% in 2018, which is up from 88.5% last year.

Other area graduation rates:

Bartow County – 87.1% (83.4% in 2017)
Adairsville High – 91.2 (up from 84.0%)
Cass High – 88.7% (up from 88.1%)
Woodland High – 82.8% (up from 79.4%)

Cartersville High – 91.3% (89.2% in 2017)

Gordon County – 94.8% (91.7% in 2017)
Gordon Central High – 98.2% (up from 93.7%)
Sonoraville High – 92.4% (up from 90.3%)

Calhoun High – 97.6% (97.7% in 2017)

Chattooga County – 82.2% (83.3% in 2017)
Chattooga High – 93.8% (down from 94.0%)
Chattooga Academy – 0 (down from 10%)

Trion High School – 96.1% (92.6% in 2017)

Polk County – 80.5% (82.3% in 2017)
Cedartown High – 79.7% (down from 82.5%)
Rockmart High – 81.5% (down from 82%)