KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. -- Three high schools in the Klamath County School District boasted graduation rates above 95 percent in 2019, and one of those – Lost River Junior-Senior High School – had a perfect graduation rate of 100 percent. The district's overall graduation rate average is above the state's graduation rate by seven percent.
Henley High School at 97.93 percent continued its four-year trend of graduation rates above 97 percent, and Chiloquin Junior-Senior High School’s graduation rate hit 95 percent, a jump of nearly 17 percentage points from the year before. Two other county high schools – Mazama and Gilchrist – were near 90 percent, logging 89.04 percent and 89.47 percent, respectively.
Overall, the county school district’s four-year graduation rate in 2019 was 82.37 percent, up 3.17 percentage points from the year before and more than two percentage points higher than the state average of 80.10 percent, according to data released January 23 by the Oregon Department of Education
Flacon Heights has the lowest graduation rate at only 29%. Falcon Heights is the district's alternative high school for students who are behind in credits or at risk of droppin out. It also offers GEDs. Between 2014 and 2019, Falcon Height's graduation rate did increase from only 6% to 29%.