Henry County public schools had their highest graduation rate ever in 2018.

Henry County touting higher graduation rates

Graduation rates for Henry County public schools increased slightly in 2018 over the previous year, according to information released by district officials.

The rate for the class of 2018 was 87.47, more than a full percentage point over the 2017 rate and the highest in the district’s history. It also ranks nearly six points above the state average, according to officials. In 2018 Henry County public schools retained the sixth largest senior class, and the school system graduated the fifth most seniors in the state.

In both comparisons – top six largest systems in Georgia based on senior class size and top five largest systems based on seniors graduated - Henry County had the highest graduation rate of any of those schools.

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