Number of freshmen on track to graduate climbs
January 16, 2019
The percentage of ninth-grade students on track to graduate at this point in the school year has increased by more than six points over last school year.
This year, 90.8 percent of freshmen are on track to graduate, high school math teacher Darren Perry told the School Board Monday night. That's up from 84.7 percent last year. (The freshman class has 195 students – 10 percent is 19.5 students.)
By the end of last school year, just 77 percent were on track to graduate, down 1 percent from the previous year, while 85 percent of freshmen were on track statewide. Freshmen on track to walk the...