Osceola's Graduation Rate Increases And Continues To Be Better Than State Average
The Florida Department of Education's release of the 2015 graduation rates shows that on average more Osceola students are staying in school and graduating compared to their peers across the state. Overall, Osceola County improved its graduation rate to 80.6 percent, a 2.6 percentage point increase over last year and 4.5 percentage points since 2010-2011. Osceola's graduation rate remains higher than Florida's statewide graduation rate of 77.8, which increased 1.7 percentage points over last year.
"I am pleased that our graduation rate continues to climb and be above the state average," said Superintendent Melba Luciano. "Not only do our high schools work diligently to graduate students within four years, but they, more importantly, ensure that our students are college and career ready upon graduation."