Martin County School District Federal Graduation Rate Outperforms State
The Florida Department of Education released federal graduation rates today for the 2016-2017 school year. The report shows that the Martin County School District’s federal graduation rate is 83.9 percent. The state’s average graduation rate was 82.3 percent for 2016-2017.
“The Martin County School District is committed to the success of every student. Our mission is for every student to receive a high school diploma and be ready for college and career. We were aware the graduation rate would be impacted based on the coding changes from House Bill 7069. As Superintendent, I am assembling a comprehensive team to address the graduation rate and implement systemic changes across all school levels,” says Superintendent Laurie J. Gaylord.
The Martin County School District has three traditional high schools: Jensen Beach High School, Martin County High School, and South Fork High School; and one charter high school: Clark Advanced Learning Center. The graduation rates for the District also include data from special schools and programs including Department of Juvenile Justice, Homebound, Martin Girls Academy, Spectrum Junior/Senior High, Stuart Adult Community High, Riverbend Academy, and Willoughby Learning Center.
Federal Graduation Rate 2016-2017 2015-2016
Martin County School District 83.9% 88.7%
Florida total 82.3% 80.7%
Graduation Rate by School 2016-2017 2015-2016
Jensen Beach High School 88.4% 91.8%
Martin County High School 85.3% 88.9%
South Fork High School 85.5% 89.1%
Clark Advanced Learning Center 100.0% 97.6%
More information on graduation rates in Florida can be found at: http://www.fldoe.org/accountability/data-sys/edu-info-accountability-services/pk-12-public-school-data-pubs-reports/students.stml