SLO County school graduation rates rising

May 2, 2015

school1In line with California, San Luis Obispo County’s graduation rates increased in 2014, according to a report released Tuesday by the California Department of Education.

San Luis Obispo County’s graduation rates increased from 88.7 percent in 2013 to 89.4 percent in 2014. In California, 80.8 percent of students that started four years ago as freshman graduated in 2014.

North County schools led the county in higher graduation rates. In 2014, Templeton was at the head of the pack with a 98.2 percent graduation rate, second in line was Atascadero at 97.4 percent and third was Paso Robles with 93.6 percent.







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12 Comments

  1. kayaknut says:

    But if a graduate can not balance a checkbook what good is the diploma?, but as least the Department of Education can post high graduation numbers.

    • achillesheal says:

      Does anyone balance a checkbook anymore?

      • kayaknut says:

        Why would anyone, certainly trust the banks to never make a mistake and properly look out for your finances.

  2. Francesca Bolognini says:

    Something to be very proud of. This rate sounds a good deal higher than much of the rest of the state.

  3. Rich in MB says:

    Hurray…but when you dumb down the standards my Cat could graduate, but still have a hard time counting back change at the McDonalds fast food window!
    It just goes to show you how FAKE and Bogus the numbers are being put out by the Department of Education.

    Morro Bay High for example this year is having such a disaster with the new Common Core Math that they are giving anyone with a test score below a 50% a 50%.
    So how does that help them in Math…it doesn’t but it hides the truth of the Common Core disaster in Math from the parents and community!

    • charger805 says:

      If what you are saying is in fact true, I find it almost comical that people are giving you the the thumbs down. You may not like it, but the facts are the facts.

      Helping kids succeed is always a good thing. Enabling kids, and helping them fake their way through to make some statistics look good is sad and unfortunate.

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