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GORDON COUNTY SCHOOLS CONTINUES TO SEE HIGH GRADUATION RATES

The Georgia Department of Education released on September 18 the official graduation rates for the class of 2019. Georgia’s 4-year cohort graduation rate was 82.0%, while Gordon County Schools saw a rate of 92.3% for the most recent graduating class. This rate is lower than that of 2018, with a drop of 2.5% in the district’s average. Sonoraville High School saw a decrease of 1.2% in its rate, making SHS's 2019 4-year cohort graduation rate 91.2% overall, and Gordon Central came in at 93.6%, a decrease of 4.6% over 2018.

“It is our goal as a school system to ensure all of our students receive a high school diploma and leave us college and career ready. I appreciate the commitment of our administrators, faculty, and staff from PreK-12th grade who strive to ensure this becomes a reality,” said Dr. Kimberly Fraker, Superintendent of Gordon County Schools.