#1 in Graduation Rate for a Third Straight Year | Schools
According to a national report released Tuesday, June 7th, Montgomery County Public Schools has the highest graduation rate among the nation’s largest school districts for the third year in a row.
The annual Diplomas Count report, published by Education Week, calculated MCPS’ graduation rate at 85.7 percent. This is a 2.6 percentage point increase over last year’s report. It is significantly higher than the rate for the nation (71.7 percent) and the state of Maryland (76.8 percent).