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What is your school’s graduation rate? A look around Tampa Bay.

Across the region, 49 of 61 high schools upped their graduation rates this year. The increases echo the statewide number, an "all-time high" of 86.1 percent.
 
Tropicana Field is one of the busiest graduation venues in the Tampa Bay area, which saw most public high schools increase their graduation rates this year. [Times (2010)]
Tropicana Field is one of the busiest graduation venues in the Tampa Bay area, which saw most public high schools increase their graduation rates this year. [Times (2010)]
Published Dec. 21, 2018|Updated Dec. 21, 2018
Florida education officials announced this week that the statewide graduation rate for the 2017-18 school year was 86.1. Gov. Rick Scott called it “an all-time high.”
Below is a look at graduation rates for the 61 traditional public high schools across the four-county Tampa Bay area that were in operation last year. For comparison, the rates for 2016-17 are in parentheses. Forty-nine of the schools increased their graduation rate this year:

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

Graduation day at Tampa Bay Tech, which led Hillsborough County with a graduation rate of 99.1 percent this year. [Times (2011)]
Graduation day at Tampa Bay Tech, which led Hillsborough County with a graduation rate of 99.1 percent this year. [Times (2011)]
Alonso: 95.7%  (94.7)

Armwood: 85%  (85.7)
Blake: 81.8%  (81)
Bloomingdale: 96.1%  (95.3)
Brandon: 93.5%  (92.4)
Chamberlain: 83%  (85.3)
Durant: 95.5%  (92.8)
East Bay: 89.3%  (83.3)
Freedom: 90.3%  (87.4)
Gaither: 91.3%  (92.4)
Hillsborough: 87.1%  (82.5)
Jefferson: 89.8%  (88)
King: 84.7%  (87.3)
Lennard: 84.8%  (80.7)
Leto: 90.3%  (85)
Middleton: 86.9%  (80.5)
Newsome: 98.6%  (96.7)
Plant City: 93.2%  (91.2)
Plant: 96.3%  (95.1)
Riverview: 92.9%  (90.9)
Robinson: 91.7%  (87.9)
Sickles: 95.1%  (95.3)
Spoto: 88.3%  (80.4)
Steinbrenner: 96.4%  (95.7)
Strawberry Crest: 95.8%  (95)
Tampa Bay Tech: 99.1%  (97.6)
Wharton: 87.3%  (88.1)

PINELLAS COUNTY

Commencement at East Lake High, which led Pinellas County and the area with a graduation rate of 99.6 percent this year. [Times (2014)]
Commencement at East Lake High, which led Pinellas County and the area with a graduation rate of 99.6 percent this year. [Times (2014)]
Boca Ciega: 91.9%  (91.5)

Clearwater: 95.6%  (89.5)
Countryside: 91%  (83.4)
Dixie Hollins: 92.7%  (85.3)
Dunedin: 93.6%  (88.5)
East Lake: 99.6%  (97)
Gibbs: 91.3%  (84.2)
Lakewood: 95.2%  (89.5)
Largo: 90.9%  (85.9)
Northeast: 92.1%  (90.9)
Osceola Fundamental: 98.3%  (97.5)
Palm Harbor University: 98.5%  (97.6)
Pinellas Park: 93.3%  (92.1)
Seminole: 93.7%  (95.8)
St. Petersburg: 94.2%  (92)
Tarpon Springs: 94.1%  (95.7)

PASCO COUNTY

At Wiregrass Ranch High, the 2017-18 graduation rate was 94.9 percent, the highest in Pasco County. [Times (2015)]
At Wiregrass Ranch High, the 2017-18 graduation rate was 94.9 percent, the highest in Pasco County. [Times (2015)]
Anclote: 83.9%  (77)

Fivay: 83.4%  (72.4)
Gulf: 84.9%  (81.4)
Hudson: 79.7%  (76.4)
Mitchell: 93.8%  (84.9)
Land O’Lakes: 94%  (91)
Pasco: 86.9%  (74.4)
Ridgewood 71%  (72.7)
River Ridge: 85.4%  (88)
Sunlake: 93.7%  (90.2)
Wesley Chapel: 93.1%  (90.7)
Wiregrass Ranch: 94.9%  (89.4)
Zephyrhills: 88.9%  (74.6)

HERNANDO COUNTY

Weeki Wachee High led Hernando County schools with a graduation rate of 97.4 percent this year. [Times (2010)]
Weeki Wachee High led Hernando County schools with a graduation rate of 97.4 percent this year. [Times (2010)]
Central: 86.4%  (87.8)

Springstead: 88.4%  (89)
Hernando: 85.7%  (79.7)
Nature Coast Technical: 90.9%  (89.9)
Weeki Wachee: 97.4%  (87.9)