Walton County School District achieves highest-ever graduation rate

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(Monroe, Ga.) — With a one-year 4.5 percentage increase, the Walton County School District
achieved its highest-ever graduation rate of 87.7% in 2018. In addition to the district’s overall
accomplishment, Loganville became the first WCSD high school to reach the 90% mark, Monroe
Area achieved a rate over 80%, for the first time in school history, and Walnut Grove maintained
a high rate of over 86%.

“I congratulate our graduates and our staff on this outstanding accomplishment,” said
Superintendent Nathan Franklin. “These results are a direct reflection of the dedication and hard
work of our students, teachers, parents and staff. I am proud to see that our schools are
continually helping more students achieve high levels of excellence and fulfill our vision to
‘produce graduates who are prepared to contribute to the global society and economy.’”

The 2018 results, highlight the success of many initiatives and efforts put in place to help more
children achieve success than ever before. Over the past several years, the school district has
strategically implemented several programs to assist students academically including credit recovery, fall and spring intercessions, summer school and career development. Walton County is
devoted to preparing all students for both college and career opportunities.

News release courtesy of Walton County School District

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