GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Grand Rapids Public Schools is sounding the trumpets on graduation rates for the 8th year in a row.
The school district said graduation rates have gone up more than 30 percent since 2012. For the 2018-2019 school year, the overall graduation rate was more than 71 percent.
GRPS said both City High/Middle School and Grand Rapids Montessori High School each had 100 percent graduation rates in 2019.
The district’s four-year graduation rate over the last seven years has outpaced the Kent Intermediate School District and state averages, according to a district news release.