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Overall Escambia County graduation rate ranked 60 out of 67 counties

These high school graduation rates for four-year students is done using the methodology developed by the U.S. Dept. of Education to develop a graduation rate that provided parents, educators and the public with better information on their school’s progress while allowing for meaningful comparisons of graduation rates across states and school districts. The new graduation rate measurement more accurately accounted for drop-outs and students who do not earn a regular high school diploma.

Escambia County’s overall graduation rate ranked 60th out of 67 counties. For white students, the rank was 54; for African-American students, 64 out of 67 counties.

Rank Overall
60 HIGHLANDS 62.1%
60 ESCAMBIA 62.1%
61 GADSDEN 61.4%
62 SUWANNEE 59.5%
63 FRANKLIN 59.0%
64 PUTNAM 58.9%
65 OKEECHOBEE 58.9%
66 HAMILTON 55.0%
67 JEFFERSON 42.6%
Rank White
54 ESCAMBIA 67.5%
55 LIBERTY 66.7%
56 LAFAYETTE 66.1%
57 HIGHLANDS 64.8%
58 OKEECHOBEE 64.3%
59 TAYLOR 63.8%
60 HARDEE 62.7%
BRADFORD 62.4%
62 SUWANNEE 62.4%
63 HAMILTON 61.2%
64 FRANKLIN 60.3%
65 PUTNAM 59.1%
66 JEFFERSON 41.7%
67 GADSDEN 25.0%
Rank African-American
64 ESCAMBIA 50.2%
65 COLUMBIA 50.0%
66 JEFFERSON 42.6%
67 OKEECHOBEE 29.8%