Oconee County Schools’ graduation rate for 2020 is 97.5 percent, which is the highest rate in the state for school districts with 300 or more graduates. It’s also No. 4 among county school systems in Georgia. 

“This graduation rate is due to the hard work, perseverance and dedication of our entire school community,” said Superintendent Jason Branch. 

North Oconee High School’s graduate rate was 98.2 percent. Oconee County High School’s graduate rate was 96.7 percent. The state of Georgia has a graduate rate of 83.8 percent. 

For more on this story, see the Nov. 19 edition of The Oconee Enterprise, on sale now at convenience stores and grocery stores and newspaper boxes throughout Oconee County. To subscribe, call (706) 769-5175 or visit the tab on our website. 

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