By Kay S. Pedrotti
The graduation rate for students who finished high school in four years, and met all state requirements, is 91.23% for 2015, superintendent Dr. Jute Wilson told the board of education last week.
“We are running with the top-performing systems in the state,” Wilson said. “This is happening in a system that defies statistics that find the highest graduation rates occur in higher socio-economic systems. Historically, we have a free/reduced lunch rate around 72% each year, and our graduation rate continues to rise despite these odds: from 75.6 in 2012, to 77.2 in 2013, to 89.2 in 2014, and now 91.23 for 2015.”
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