Georgia’s graduation rates released: How did your school do?
The Georgia Department of Education today released its 2013 graduation rate for public high schools. Overall, the state graduation rate increased by two percentage points, from 69.7 percent to 71.5 percent.
In the four Reporter Newspapers coverage areas – Sandy Springs, Buckhead, Dunwoody and Brookhaven – some schools were posting better graduation rates while some were in decline. Cross Keys High, a DeKalb County School, continued to sit at the bottom of the list, graduating 42.4 percent of students, down from 51 percent in 2012. North Atlanta High, an Atlanta Public School, showed the most improvement, graduating 80.2 percent of students, up from 61 percent in 2012.
Here are the numbers from 2013 and numbers for 2012:
2013 4-year cohort graduation rate
School name Percentage
Cross Keys High School 42.4
Chamblee Charter High School 83
Dunwoody High School 73.6
Riverwood International Charter School 67.8
North Springs High School 71.9
North Atlanta High School 80.2
2012 4-year cohort graduation rate
Cross Keys High School 51
Chamblee Charter High School 82
Dunwoody High School 77
Riverwood International Charter School 71
North Springs High School 67
North Atlanta High School 61