School district graduation rates released - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

School district graduation rates released

(Source: MGN Online) (Source: MGN Online)

The Louisiana Department of Education on Thursday released district and school graduation outcomes for the class of 2012.

According to the Associated Press, the statewide percentage of students who graduated from public schools edged up again in 2012, reaching 72.3 percent.

The wire service reports that Gov. Bobby Jindal spoke about the rate, a record high, he said, at a public appearance at Dutchtown High School in Geismar on Thursday.

The rate has been slowly climbing since the 1990s, according to state officials.

Here is a look at how Southwest Louisiana districts and schools fared:

ALLEN PARISH: 84.5 percent graduation rate

BEAUREGARD PARISH: 87.9 percent graduation rate

CAMERON PARISH: 84.8 percent graduation rate

CALCASIEU PARISH: 78.6 percent graduation rate

JEFF DAVIS PARISH: 85.8 percent graduation rate

VERNON PARISH: 80.7 percent graduation rate




Elizabeth High School, 86.2 percent

Fairview High School, >95 percent

Kinder High School, 83.5 percent

Oakdale High School, 95 percent

Oberlin High School, 84.4 percent

Reeves High School, 68.8 percent



DeRidder High School, 89.6 percent

East Beauregard High School, 94.2 percent

Merryville High School, 95 percent

Singer High School, 87.5 percent

South Beauregard High School, 81.3 percent



Grand Lake High School, 88.2 percent

Hackberry High School, 84.6 percent

South Cameron High School, 80



Alfred M. Barbe High School, 83 percent

Washington/Marion Magnet High School, 68.2 percent

Westlake High School, 79.2 percent

Bell City High School, 86.5 percent

DeQuincy High School, 82.9 percent

Sam Houston High School, 86.3 percent

Iowa High School, 84.6 percent

LaGrange High School, 67.2 percent

Starks High School, 88.9 percent

Sulphur High School, 82.1 percent

Vinton High School, 86.2 percent



Elton High School, 91.3 percent

Hathaway High School, 86.2 percent

Jennings High School, 84.5 percent

Lacassine High School, 77.5 percent

Lake Arthur High School, 86.3 percent

Welsh High School, 88.6 percent



Anacoco High School, 79.3 percent

Evans High School, 78.6 percent

Hicks High School, 87 percent

Hornbeck High School, 87.5 percent

Leesville High School, 80.2 percent

Pickering High School, 75 percent

Pitkin High School, 78.9 percent

Rosepine High School, 93.5 percent

Simpson High School, 87.5 percent


Copyright 2013 KPLC. All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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