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Vigo County Graduation Rates Higher Than State And National Average

The Vigo County School Corporation’s looks impressive when compared to other schools around the state and the country.

The 2012 graduation rate is 93.4 percent, higher than the state rate of 88.38 percent, and better than the federal rate of 87 percent. The federal government requires states to use the “cohort system” to track graduation for students during their last four years in school from 9th -12 th grade. 

VigoCounty’s biggest high school — Terre HauteNorthVigoHigh School — had a 2012 graduation rate of 94.4 percent. 

That number has continued to climb in each of the past four years. 

 Terre HauteSouthVigoHigh School had a 2012 graduation rate of 93.6 percent. 

The highest high school graduation rate — 97.4 percent — was made at WestVigoHigh School. 

For the district’s two alternative high schools, Booker T. Washington had a 2012 graduation rate of 89.5 percent, while McLeanHigh School had a 2012 graduation rate of 69.8 percent.