Three schools registered increases in their graduation rates from the previous year:
- Oakleaf High School climbed from 92.6 percent to 93.6 percent, an increase of 1 percent.
- Clay High School climbed from 89.6 percent to 91 percent, an increase of 1.4 percent.
- Keystone Heights Senior High climbed from 73.8 percent to 82.3 percent, a remarkable increase of 8.5 percent.
“I am inspired by these results and I am confident that they form a strong foundation for the work ahead of us. As superintendent, I look forward to leading and working alongside all of our professional educators, the Clay County Public Schools team, and our School Board to further the mission and goals of our district. Through my plan to Elevate Clay, we will work together to make our school system the very best it can be,“ said Addison Davis, superintendent of schools.
Click here to read Superintendent Davis’ transition plan, Elevate Clay.
The district’s graduation rate increased by one percent over the previous year. Over the past five years, Clay County’s graduation rate has climbed more than 10 percent, and every high school in the district meets or exceeds the statewide graduation rate. Fleming Island High School leads Clay County with a 96.7 percent graduation rate.
A list of graduation data for 2015-2016 is available here.