Brevard Schools Achieves Highest Increase in High School Graduation Rates in Five Years

By  //  December 22, 2018

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Brevard Schools graduates an average of 5,500 seniors each year

Brevard Public Schools achieved a 2.2 percent increase in high school graduation rates in the 2017-2018 school year, according to data released by the Florida Department of Education. This marks the highest gain for the district in the last five years.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard Public Schools achieved a 2.2 percent increase in high school graduation rates in the 2017-2018 school year, according to data released by the Florida Department of Education.

This marks the highest gain for the district in the last five years.

“This is a significant improvement and one which we take great pride in,” said BPS Superintendent Mark Mullins.

“There is tremendous work going on in our schools and across our district that is a testament to the collective hard work and dedication of teachers and staff in striving to achieve our mission of serving every student with excellence.”

“This is a significant improvement and one which we take great pride in,” said BPS Superintendent Mark Mullins. “There is tremendous work going on in our schools and across our district that is a testament to the collective hard work and dedication of teachers and staff in striving to achieve our mission of serving every student with excellence.”

Brevard Schools graduates an average of 5,500 seniors each year. Last year, that number increased by more than 100.

“BPS high schools saw gains across the board in every subgroup category,” said Stephanie Soliven, assistant superintendent of secondary leading and learning.

“We are literally closing the achievement gap each year with more and more seniors crossing that stage and earning their diploma.”

Florida’s overall high school graduation rate reached a 15-year high, with the statewide graduation rate rising to 86.1 percent, an increase of 3.8 percentage points over last year.

Graduation rates for district and state by year:

2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
BPS 85.8 86.8 87.5 85.9 88.1
State 76.1 77.9 80.7 82.3 86.1

 

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