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Teton County's HS graduation rate rises to 95.93%

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - Today, the Wyoming Department of Education released its 2014-15 high school graduation rates. According to a release issued by the WDE, Wyoming’s “on-time” graduation rate of 79.41 percent in 2014-15 is up from the 2013-14 rate of 78.6 percent, and the 2012-13 rate of 77.5 percent. Teton County School District #1 achieved a graduation rate of 95.93 percent, which is slightly above the 2013-14 graduation rate of 95.74 percent. These numbers are a significant increase from the 2012-13 graduation rate of 89.03 percent. “We applaud the efforts of our high schools to graduate more students last year, however we are not where we want to be,” said State Superintendent Jillian Balow. “Graduation is the gateway to next steps: college, career, and military. Every student should be graduating from high school. We will intensify our support to struggling schools and focus on diversifying education experiences for students.” Seven schools achieved a 100 percent four-year graduation rate: - Burlington High School, Big Horn #1 - Cokeville High School, Lincoln #2 - Meeteetse School, Park #16 - Chugwater High School, Platte #1 - Guernsey-Sunrise High School, Platte #2 - Skyline Academy, Sublette #1 - Ten Sleep K-12, Washakie #2 Thirteen Wyoming school districts posted graduation rates of 90 percent or above: - Platte #2: 100% - Washakie #2: 100% - Park #16: 100% - Teton #1: 95.93% - Weston #7: 95.65 - Big Horn #3: 93.75 - Crook #1: 93.33 - Sublette #9: 92.59 - Big Horn #2: 92.45 - Sheridan #1: 91.18 - Lincoln #2: 90.95 - Fremont #24: 90.91 - Sublette #1: 90.54 Full graduation rate statistics are available here.