On Monday, the Ontario Ministry of Education announced the four- and five-year graduation rates for school boards across the province.
For the 2015 to 2016 school year, the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB)’s five-year rate was 82.5% and the four-year rate was 76.5%.
Steve Blake, the SCDSB Director of Education, said: “Student achievement is a priority for the SCDSB, and graduation rates are a significant indicator of success […] We are proud of the consistent increase in our five-year rate, and we continue to work towards improving outcomes for all of our students.”
Graduation rates in the SCDSB have followed a positive trend, with four-year rates increasing from 68% in 2010-11 to 76.5% in 2015-16, and five-year rates moving from 77% in 2010-11 to 82.6% in the same time period.
You can find more details about High School graduation rates on the Ministry of Education’s website.