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Loudoun’s High Schools Boost Graduation Rates

© Leesburg Today - 09/30/2015

Loudoun's high schools' on-time graduation rate climbed just slightly this year, compared to last year, according to the Virginia Department of Education.

The county's Class of 2015 tallied a 95.6 percent graduation rate-0.4 percent higher than the Class of 2014 and 5.1 points above the state average of 90.5 percent. The on-time graduation rate calculates the percentage of students who complete high school within four years.

Loudoun County Public Schools ranked 10th out of Virginia's 132 school divisions in on-time graduation. Among the Northern Virginia divisions, only Falls Church City had a higher rate, with 98.8 percent of its students graduating within four years.

Twelve of Loudoun's 13 high schools (92.3 percent) had a graduation rate at or above the state average. Woodgrove topped the county's list for on-time graduation rates at 98.2 percent, followed by Freedom and John Champ high schools, which tied at 98 percent.

Graduation rates for the county's public high schools were:

  • Woodgrove High School, 98.2 percent
  • John Champe High School, 98 percent
  • Freedom High School, 98 percent
  • Stone Bridge High School, 97.8 percent
  • Broad Run High School, 97.6 percent
  • Loudoun Valley High School, 97.3 percent
  • Briar Woods High School, 97.3 percent
  • Dominion High School, 94.6 percent
  • Heritage High School, 93.7 percent
  • Tuscarora High School, 95.7 percent
  • Loudoun County High School, 95.2 percent
  • Potomac Falls High School, 95 percent
  • Park View High School, 82.8 percent

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