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Metter High School Tops Area Graduation Rates
Thursday, 06 June 2013

June 6--  Thirty percent of Georgia's students who started high school in 2008 failed to graduate four years later. 

The Georgia Department of Education issued a report detailing graduation rates for the Class of 2012 in the state's high schools.  The good news is that the statewide graduation rate increased about two percent over 2011.  The 2012 average is 69.7 percent.

The school with the best graduation rate in this area is Metter County High School with more than 81% of its students graduating.  The worst graduation rate belongs to Tattnall County High School with only 62%.

The charts below show area rankings for 2012 and 2011.

2012 AREA HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION RATES

Ranking

School

Graduation Rate

1

Metter High School

81.4%

2

Jeff Davis High School

78.3%

3

Wheeler Co High School

76.2%

4

Treutlen High School

74.6%

5

Appling Co High School

72.2%

6

Vidalia High School

71.6%

7

Emanuel Co Institute

71.0%

8

Toombs Co High School

69.1%

9

Swainsboro High School

65.0%

10

Montgomery Co High School

63.1%

11

Tattnall County High School

61.7%

 

State Average

69.7%

2011 Area High School Graduation Rates

Area Rank

High School

Cohort Grad Rate

 1

Wheeler

87.50%

 2

Treutlen

79.22%

3

Swainsboro

78.97%

4

Jeff Davis

76.92%

5

Vidalia

76.77%

6

Metter

76.64%

7

Montgomery

72.50%

8

ECI

71.08%

9

Toombs

69.91%

10

Appling

64.66

11

Tattnall

60.22%

 

State Average

67.40%

 

 


 

 

 
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