Roanoke County Schools’ on-time graduation rate holds steady


ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Roanoke County Public Schools (RCPS) has announced that it’s continued on-time graduation rate has held steady at 94.9-percent, which is the same rate from last year and is 2.6-percent higher than the state average of 92.3-percent. 

More than 59-percent of Roanoke County graduates earned an Advanced Studies Diploma. 

RCPS says it has one of the highest on-time graduation rates in the region and has one of the highest on-time graduation rates in the state for medium-to-large-sized school districts. 

“Our primary purpose is to help our students learn, succeed and graduate from high school,” said Dr. Ken Nicely, Superintendent of Roanoke County Schools. “I’d like to commend the exceptional work of our teachers and support staff who work hard every day to provide outstanding instruction in Roanoke County.” 

Latest Stories

Get breaking news, weather, and sports delivered to your smartphone with the WFXR News app available on Apple and Android.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

News tips

Do you have a news tip or breaking news to share with WFXR?  Submit your tip here.

Latest News

More News

News Tip Form