More than 90% of students at Alexandria, Virginia’s lone high school graduated last year, according to new numbers released Friday by the state’s Department of Education. At the same time, Alexandria City Public Schools’ dropout rate plunged to 5%. It is the highest on-time graduation rate (91%) and lowest student dropout numbers since the state began reporting the figures in 2008. The previous highest on-time graduation rate for the school district was 86% in 2013 and the lowest dropout rate was 8% two years ago. Continue reading "Rising Grad Rate, Low Dropout Numbers In Alexandria City"