2018 Graduation Rates Released

With a one-year 4.5 percentage increase, the Walton County School District achieved its highest-ever graduation rate of 87.7% in 2018. In addition to the district’s overall accomplishment, Loganville became the first WCSD high school to reach the 90% mark, Monroe Area achieved a rate over 80%, for the first time in school history, and Walnut Grove maintained a high rate of over 86%.

“I congratulate our graduates and our staff on this outstanding accomplishment,” said Superintendent Nathan Franklin. “These results are a direct reflection of the dedication and hard work of our students, teachers, parents and staff. I am proud to see that our schools are continually helping more students achieve high levels of excellence and fulfill our vision to ‘produce graduates who are prepared to contribute to the global society and economy.’”  

The 4-year cohort method is based on the number of students that graduate within four years plus one summer and includes adjustments for student transfers. The 4-year cohort data since the inception of the College Career Readiness and Performance Index (CCRPI) is below.

 

 2012

 2013

 2014

 2015

2016 

 2017

 2018

 1-year
% change

% Change
since 2012 

 WCSD

74.2%

80.7%

78.8%

82.3%

81.9%

83.2%

87.7%

 +4.5

 +13.5

 Loganville HS

86.1%

86.8%

87.1%

86.7%

84.3%

87.2%

91.9%

 +4.7

 +5.8

 Monroe Area HS

59.6%

74.2%

72.0%

78.4%

79.8%

76.1%

82.6%

 +6.5

 +23.0

 Walnut Grove HS

79.4%

81.8%

78.3%

81.4%

81.9% 

86.2%

86.2%

 0.0

 +6.8

 State

69.7%

71.8%

72.5%

78.7%

79.2%

80.6%

81.6%

 +1.0

 +11.9


The 2018 increase, is the largest increase the district has seen since 2013. Additionally, in 2018, all subgroups (8 of 8) made progress over last year's subgroup rates and seven subgroups met their 2018 State improvement targets.

The 2018 results, highlight the success of many initiatives and efforts put in place to help more children achieve success than ever before. Over the past several years, the school district has strategically implemented several programs to assist students academically including credit recovery, fall and spring intercessions, summer school and career development. Walton County is devoted to preparing all students for both college and career opportunities.

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