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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

Headlines from the 2018-2019 School Year

With today being the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools students, MyMCMedia looks back at the headlines from the 2018-2019 school year. The year was marked by the assault scandal at Damascus High School, and a number of hate incidents. MyMCMedia coverage included a number of student achievers, whether they were excelling […]

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April 22, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

MCPS Graduation Rate Decreases For the Third Year In A Row

The four-year graduation rate for Montgomery County Public School students has decreased for the third year in a row. Last month, the Maryland State Department of Education released data that shows a 1.2 percent decrease in the graduation rate for The Class of 2018 compared to previous years. Even though the graduation rate for students decreased […]

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February 12, 2015 | Staff Writer

MCPS Has Highest Grad Rate for African American Males in Nation

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has the highest graduation rate for African American males among the nation’s largest school districts, according to a report released Wednesday. The Schott Foundation for Public Education released a report Wednesday entitled Black Lives Matter: The Schott 50 State Report on Public Education and Black Males. The report highlights opportunities, […]

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June 6, 2013 | Staff Writer

Dr. Joshua Starr

MCPS Slips to Second for Graduation Rate

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has one of the highest graduation rates among the nation’s largest school districts, according to a national report released June 6. The 2013 Diplomas Count report, published by Education Week, has calculated the MCPS graduation rate at 84 percent, tied for second among the nation’s 50 largest districts. The MCPS […]

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June 8, 2012 | Staff Writer

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MCPS Ranks First in Graduation Rate

Congratulations, MCPS! According to a report released Thursday, June 7, 2012, Montgomery County Public Schools has the highest graduation rate among the nation’s largest school districts. This is the fourth year MCPS has earned this distinction. The annual Diplomas Count report, published by Education Week, calculated the MCPS graduation rate at 87.6 percent—a 1.9 percentage […]

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