PWCS On-Time Graduation Rate at 91.8%
Posted on 09/27/2017
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The percent of Prince William County Public School students graduating on time last school year exceeds the Virginia rate. The PWCS on-time graduation rate of 91.8 percent for students who entered high school in the fall of 2013 and graduated in 2017 continues a steady climb from 83.3 percent eight years ago, and again outpaces statewide results. See On-Time Graduation Rate Summary.

PWCS continued to close the gap in the graduation rates of student subgroups, showing solid increases from last year and significantly outperforming results from across the Commonwealth.

  • Graduation rate for black students increased from 91.8% in 2016 to 92.7% in 2017, compared with 88.4% statewide;
  • Graduation rate for economically disadvantaged students increased from 88.2% in 2016 to 88.8% in 2017; and
  • Graduation rate for English Learners increased from 77.3% in 2016 to 83.1% in 2017, compared with 73.8% statewide, over 9 points higher than the state average.

Information for PWCS and individual schools can also be found in the Virginia School Quality Profiles (users can search for individual schools or the Division).

 School  2017 On-Time
Graduation Rate
 State  91.1% 
 All PWCS  91.8% 
 Battlefield  97.3%
 Brentsville  94.9% 
 Forest Park  93.7%
 Freedom   81.0%
 Gar-Field  87.5%
 Hylton  96.2%
 Osbourn Park  94.0%
 Patriot  97.8%
 Potomac  91.9%
 Stonewall Jackson  84.8%
 Woodbridge  90.9%