Florida’s high school graduation rate continued on a steady climb to almost 78 percent in 2015.
The graduation rate — 77.8 percent — was a slight increase from around 76 percent last year.
Asian students had the highest graduation rates in Florida with nearly 91 percent graduating in 2015. White students and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander students trailed slightly behind with a little under 83 percent graduating in 2015.
Florida’s African American students continued to see slight improvements in their graduation rates, with nearly 68 percent graduating in 2015 — a climb of over three percentage points since last year.