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Report cards show improvement in graduation rates in many South Carolina school districts

Source: Raycom Media Source: Raycom Media

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The South Carolina Department of Education released state reports cards on Wednesday showing improvement in graduation rates throughout many school districts in the state this year.

The four-year graduation rate for Horry County Schools increased from 79.4 percent in 2014 to 81.5 percent, according to the SCDE website.

Florence School District One’s four-year graduation rate increased to 81.6 percent from 80.1 percent in 2014. The four-year graduation rate for Florence School District Three also improved to 78.3 from 76.6 percent in 2014. Florence School District Five went from 83.3 percent in 2014 to 87.4.

Dillon School District Three’s rate jumped to 86.2 percent from last year’s 79.2 percent four-year graduation rate. Dillon School District Four soared to 90.1 percent from 2014’s four-year graduation rate of 78.5 percent.

The four-year graduation rate for the Marion County School District also increased from 86.0 percent in 2014 to 86.5 percent this year.

Georgetown County School District’s graduation rate improved from 85.2 percent last year to 88.9 percent in 2015.

Click the link to view the full report cards for all the school districts in South Carolina: http://ed.sc.gov/data/report-cards/state-report-cards/2015/

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