Loudoun’s Grad Rate Dips Slightly

Loudoun County public high schools’ class of 2017 tallied an on-time graduation rate of 95.5 percent, according to the Virginia Department of Education.

That graduation rate is slightly lower than the class of 2016’s, when 96.3 percent of the graduates completed high school within four years.

Still, Loudoun’s graduation rate was 4.4 points above the state average of 91.1 percent. The county ranked 18th among Virginia’s 131 school divisions in on-time graduation. Among the Northern Virginia divisions, only Falls Church City had a higher graduation rate, at 99.5 percent. Of Loudoun’s 5,419 graduates, 3,807, or 70 percent, achieved the rigorous standards for an Advanced Studies Diploma in 2017.

The graduation rates by high schools were:

Briar Woods High School, 98.1 percent;

Broad Run High School, 97.9 percent;

Dominion High School, 89.8 percent;

Freedom High School, 99.1 percent;

Heritage High School, 95.1 percent;

John Champe High School, 99.7 percent;

Loudoun County High School, 93.3 percent;

Loudoun Valley High School, 97.5 percent;

Park View High School, 83.4 percent;

Potomac Falls High School, 94.5 percent;

Riverside High School, 97.5 percent;

Rock Ridge High School, 98.4 percent;

Stone Bridge High School, 99.1 percent;

Tuscarora High School, 91.6 percent; and

Woodgrove High School, 97.5 percent.

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