A record 83.22 percent of students graduated from the Clark County School District in 2017, according to data from the Nevada Department of Education.
That's an increase of 8.34 percent over the previous year, and a huge leap from a 59.34 percent graduation rate in 2011.
“We set a goal to obtain a graduation rate of 82 percent by 2018-19. I couldn't be more proud that we reached our target,” said Board of School Trustees President Deanna L. Wright.
The schools with the highest increase in graduation rates include:
- Laughlin High School – 100 percent from 76.47 percent
- Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts – 91.28 percent from 70.82
- Mojave High School – 84.74 percent from 66.6 percent
- Sunrise Mountain High School – 92.21 percent from 75.75 percent
- Canyon Springs High School – 91.48 percent from 75.18 percent
- Cheyenne High School – 91.6 percent from 78.21 percent
There were also eight CCSD schools that had 100 percent graduations rates:
- Advanced Technologies Academy
- College of Southern Nevada –East
- College of Southern Nevada – South
- College of Southern Nevada – West
- Laughlin High School
- Northwest Career and Technical Academy
- Southwest Career and Technical Academy
- Veterans Tribute Career and Technical Academy