Clay County saw a graduation rate of 84.7 percent last year. In St. Johns County, the rate was 91.2 percent. Nassau County came in with a rate just higher at 91.4 percent. Putnam County's rate increased 63.6 percent -- a nearly 9 percentage increase in one year. Statewide, the graduation rate in 2015-2016 was 80.7 percent, up from 77.9 percent the year before, something Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart called "cause for celebration." The statewide graduation rate among all students increased by 6.2 percentage points over the last five years, rising from 74.5 percent in 2011-12 to 80.7 percent in 2015-16. The statewide graduation rate among African American students increased by 8.6 percentage points over the last five years, rising from 63.7 percent in 2011-12 to 72.3 percent in 2015-16. The statewide graduation rate among Hispanic students increased by 6.5 percentage points over the last five years, rising from 73.0 percent in 2011-12 to 79.5 percent in 2015-16. The statewide graduation rate among students with disabilities increased by 13.8 percentage points, rising from 47.8 percent in 2011-12 to 61.6 percent in 2015-16. The statewide graduation rate among economically disadvantaged students increased by 9.3 percentage points, rising from 65.1 percent in 2011-12 to 74.4 percent in 2015-16. Surrounded by Duval County School Board members, Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti, said the district's graduation rate is the highest in its history.
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