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MCPS: First in the Nation for Student Graduation


The graduation rate for MCPS ranks #1 among the nation’s 50 largest school districts, according to the Diplomas Count 2010 report released June 10, 2010 by Education Week. With a graduation rate of 83.1%, MCPS has a rate that is significantly higher than the state of Maryland or the nation. This is the second year in a row that MCPS has the highest rate in the nation. In 2009, the graduation rate for MCPS was 80.7 percent, tied for first with the Cypress-Fairbanks District in Texas.