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Georgia State Senate Recognizes Douglas County School System for Increase in Graduation Rate back button

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On February 2 the Georgia State Senate adopted a resolution recognizing the Douglas County School System and commending it for its increased graduation rate.

Douglas County’s graduation rate for 2015 was 88.2%, a 12.6 point increase from 2014. This is higher than a number of metro Atlanta school districts including: Carroll, Carrollton City, Cherokee, Cobb, Coweta, Fulton, Gwinnett, Hall, Haralson, Henry, Paulding, and Rockdale. Douglas County is second only to affluent Forsyth County when compared to metro Atlanta school districts of comparable size.

Increases in the graduation rate for high schools in Douglas County from 2014 to 2015 are as follows:

Alexander High School: 87.1 to 89.7

Chapel Hill High School 79.8 to 89.6

Douglas County High School: 75.1 to 87

Lithia Springs High School: 62.9 to 87.7

New Manchester High School: 75.6 to 89.3


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