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Frankfort Has State’s Top Graduation Rate

February 27th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Frankfort High School has West Virginia's highest graduation rate. The Short Gap school was among 47 West Virginia high schools recognized Friday in Charleston for achieving rates of 90 percent or greater during the 2014-2015 school year. Frankfort's graduation rate was 97.89 percent. Moorefield High School (97.27) was second and Keyser (96.2) fifth, according to statistics released by the West Virginia Department of Education. The Cumberland Times News reports other area schools recognized Friday include Paw Paw (12th, 94.44 percent), East Hardy (19th, 93.44 percent) and Petersburg (25th, 92.74 percent).

Schools were honored by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, State Superintendent of Schools Michael Martirano and West Virginia Board of Education President Mike Green during the inaugural Celebration of Achievement. 

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