Cheney graduations up despite pandemic
Overall district rates best over past five years, Three Springs doubles diplomas
Last updated 2/18/2021 at 11:48am
CHENEY – School board members got a bit of good news at their Feb. 10 meeting in the form of graduation rates that exceeded high water marks for the past five years.
Data and Assessment Director Carol Lewis told the board that overall graduation rates for students in the district hit 91.5% in 2020 - the highest since the 87.5% in 2017. Lewis said this was in spite of the state allowing districts to grant waivers for graduation credits to students struggling with required courses because of the COVID-19 pandemic reducing instruction to online only.
"But I think it's really important to rem...