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OCS graduation rate rises to 97.7%

Oconee County Schools has increased its graduation rate to 97.7%, the highest in OCS history. District and school four-year graduation rates for 2019 were released today by the Georgia Department of Education, with the state’s graduation rate at 82.0%.

 

“The Class of 2019 has demonstrated unprecedented levels of excellence in Oconee County Schools,” said Superintendent Jason L. Branch. “Our graduates were incredibly blessed to learn from world-class educators in their educational journeys and to be supported by engaged and caring parents as well.”

 

The four-year cohort data since the inception of the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) is below:

 

 

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Oconee County Schools

 

91.9%

 

93.6%

95.6%

96.0%

94.4%

97.7%

North Oconee High School

 

92.5%

 

93.0%

95.1%

96.0%

97.0%

97.4%

Oconee County High School

 

91.8%

 

94.4%

95.7%

96.0%

91.9%

98.0%

State of Georgia

72.6%

79.0%

79.4%

80.6%

81.6%

82.0%

 

Four-year cohort graduation rate by subgroup is below as well:

Subgroup

2019

Asian/Pacific Islander

100.0%

Black

100.0%

Hispanic

94.7%

Multiracial

100.0%

White

97.5%

Economically Disadvantaged

93.2%

Students With Disabilities

84.2%

 

In addition, OCS has the highest graduation rate in the state for systems having 275 or more graduates, as well as the highest rate in Northeast Georgia.