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LCPS Graduates 94.7 Percent of Students on Time

 


Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) had an on-time graduation rate of 94.7 percent for the students in the Class of 2019 who entered the ninth grade in 2015.

 

This rate is 3.2 percentage points above the state average of 91.5 percent as reported on October 8th by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). The On-Time Graduation Rate calculates the percentage of students who complete high school within four years.

 

LCPS ranked 32nd out of Virginia’s 131 school divisions in on-time graduation. Among the Northern Virginia divisions, only Falls Church City (98.1 percent) had a higher graduation rate.

 

Twelve of Loudoun’s 15 high schools with a graduating class had a graduation rate at or above the state average. Of Virginia’s 330 high schools with graduating classes, 198 (60 percent) achieved graduation rates higher than the state rate.

 

On-time Graduation Rates for LCPS high schools with a graduating class were:

  • Briar Woods High School, 98.6 percent
  • Broad Run High School, 97.1 percent
  • Dominion High School, 90.8 percent
  • Freedom High School, 98.5 percent
  • Heritage High School, 93.6 percent
  • John Champe High School, 98.1 percent
  • Loudoun County High School, 91.5 percent
  • Loudoun Valley High School, 97.4 percent
  • Park View High School, 77.1 percent
  • Potomac Falls High School, 94.4 percent
  • Riverside High School, 97.4 percent
  • Rock Ridge High School, 99.0 percent
  • Stone Bridge High School, 98.1 percent
  • Tuscarora High School, 88.0 percent
  • Woodgrove High School, 97.4 percent 

Statewide, 51.5 percent of students earned an Advanced Studies Diploma. Of Loudoun’s 6,069 graduates, 4,298 (70.8 percent) achieved the rigorous standards for an Advanced Studies Diploma in 2019.

Among the state-defined student subgroups, LCPS had a higher graduation rate than the state average in nine of the 13 categories:

 

Subgroup

State % Graduated

LCPS % Graduated

All Students

91.5

94.7

Female

93.7

95.9

Male

89.5

93.5

Black

89.7

96.2

Hispanic

80.1

79.6

White

94.7

98.1

Asian

97.5

98.7

American Indian

88.7

100

Two or more races

94

97.9

Students with Disabilities

88.5

94.7

Economically Disadvantaged

87.2

84.1

Limited English Proficient

71.1

65.6

Homeless

70.7

57.9

 

Virginia’s statewide dropout rate was 5.6 percent for the students who entered high school as first-time ninth graders in 2015. Loudoun’s dropout rate was lower at 3.3 percent.

 

On-time graduation rates for all schools and school divisions in Virginia are available on the Virginia Department of Education’s School Quality Profile reports website www.schoolquality.virginia.gov.

 

 

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