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Schools make big gains


October 23, 2019

SWEET HOME HIGH SCHOOL'S 2018-19 School Report card shows current data on students. The graduation rate refers to the class of 2018. District data show a graduation rate of 81 percent for the Class of 2019.

While recently released results from statewide assessment tests showed improvements among Sweet Home schools with some declines, administrators were able last week to report to the School Board substantial gains in three other key indicators.

Among them, the graduation rate increased by 10 percentage points last year, going from 71 percent to 81 percent in 2018-19, based on the School District's raw data. The 2017-18 figure, 71 percent, was released by the state in January and is the one reflected in the high school's state report card released last week by the Oregon Department of Educatio...

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