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Pasco Schools Graduation Rate Increases for Fifth Year in a Row

This post was published on 01/07/2021.

Land O’Lakes, FL – (January 7, 2021) – The Pasco County Schools graduation rate continues to improve, rising to 89.9 percent in 2020, a 1.6 percent increase over the previous year. Pasco’s graduation rate has improved nearly 14 percentage points since 2013.

“Year after year we are seeing steady progress,” said Superintendent Kurt Browning. “I’m so proud of our students for their hard work. All our teachers from kindergarten through high school can share the credit because it takes a team effort to prepare students for college, career, and life.”

Several schools experienced dramatic improvement. Fivay High School posted a graduation rate of 89.2, a 6.4 percent increase over the previous year. Wendell Krinn Technical High School improved by 6.1 percentage points to 96.7 percent. Pasco High School improved 4.3 percentage points to 88.2. Cypress Creek High School led the way among Pasco High Schools with a 99.5 percent graduation rate, up 3.5 percentage points.

 

School

2018

2019

2020

Anclote

83.9

82.5

85.2

Cypress Creek

NA

96

99.5

Fivay

83.4

82.8

89.2

Gulf

84.9

85.8

84

Hudson

79.7

81.3

76

JW Mitchell

93.8

93.7

96.6

Land O’Lakes

94

94.4

94.6

Pasco eSchool

88.9

97.6

97.9

Pasco

86.9

83.1

88.2

River Ridge

85.4

90.9

91.8

Sunlake

93.7

94.9

93.5

Wesley Chapel

93.1

93.4

93.5

Wendell Krinn Technical

NA

90.6

96.7

Wiregrass

94.9

95.3

95.5

Zephyrhills

88.9

87.5

88.6

For more information on the state graduation rates released today go to the Florida Department of Education website at http://fldoe.org/accountability/data-sys/edu-info-accountability-services/pk-12-public-school-data-pubs-reports/students.stml

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