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OCS achieves system-high graduation rate of 98.3%

Oconee County Schools’ four-year graduation rate for 2021 is 98.3%, as announced by the Georgia Department of Education. OCS has the highest graduation rate in the state for systems having 300 or more graduates, as well as the #4 rate in the state.

 

“To the Class of 2021, their parents, K-12 teachers, and our support staff and leaders – congratulations on the achievement of the highest graduation rate in OCS history at 98.3 percent,” said Superintendent Jason L. Branch. “Our graduation rate is a reflection of tremendous dedication, perseverance, and hard work that has taken place throughout our entire school community. In the face of a worldwide pandemic, we remained committed to excellence and our graduates were well-prepared to excel in post-secondary opportunities. It is truly an honor to live and lead in Oconee County.”

 

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

2020

2021

Oconee County Schools

91.9%

 

93.6%

95.6%

96.0%

94.4%

97.7%

97.5%

98.3%

North Oconee High School

92.5%

 

93.0%

95.1%

96.0%

97.0%

97.4%

98.2%

98.9%

Oconee County High School

91.8%

 

94.4%

95.7%

96.0%

91.9%

98.0%

96.7%

97.5%

State of Georgia

72.6%

79.0%

79.4%

80.6%

81.6%

82.0%

83.8%

83.7%

 

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

Subgroup

2021

Asian/Pacific Islander

100.0%

Black

95.2%

Hispanic

98.3%

White

98.3%

Economically Disadvantaged

94.1%

Students With Disabilities

90.9%