Manatee County Reports Increase in Graduation Rates

Education

SRQ DAILY FRIDAY WEEKEND EDITION FRIDAY DEC 21, 2018

Mirroring a trend seen across the state, graduation rates for the School District of Manatee County’s Class of 2018 rose 4.3 percent over the previous year and have increased approximately 10 percentage points in the last five years, according to information released today by the Florida Department of Education. The graduation rate for Manatee District seniors in 2017 was 81.1 percent, but jumped up to 85.4 percent for the class of 2018. Five years ago, in 2014, the Manatee District’s graduation rate was 75.7 percent, exactly 9.7 percentage points below the district’s 2018 graduation rate. Statewide, Florida’s graduation rate rose 3.8 percentage points since last year to a high of 86.1 percent.

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