Parishville-Hopkinton leads county in on-time graduates for second consecutive year; Clifton-Fine lowest
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 5:44 pm

Parishville-Hopkinton Central School led St. Lawrence County in students who graduated on time for the second consecutive year.

Clifton-Fine Central School recorded the lowest graduation rate in St. Lawrence County, at 65.4 percent.

According to numbers released by New York State Education Department, 95.5 percent of P-H students who began ninth grade in 2008 graduated in 2012. Last year, the school had a graduation rate of 91.3 percent.

Clifton-Fine Central School recorded the lowest graduation rate in St. Lawrence County, at 65.4 percent.

Many schools saw vast improvements, such as Brasher Falls Central School District where the graduation rate rose from 61.1 percent in 2011 to 82.7 percent in 2012.

Other schools saw drops in the rate. At Ogdensburg Free Academy the rate dropped from 77.7 percent in 2011 to 70.4 percent in 2012.

Hammond Central School saw an even bigger drop from 83.3 percent in 2011 to 69.6 percent in 2012.

Complete results for all schools can be found at http://www.p12.nysed.gov/irs/pressRelease/20130617/District-enroll-outcomes-and-diplomas-June172013.pdf

A summary of graduation rates for all St. Lawrence County Schools in 2011 and 2012 follows:

• Brasher Falls - 82.7 percent in 2012; 61.1 percent in 2011

• Canton 81.9 percent in 2012; 81.6 percent in 2011

• Clifton-Fine - 65.4 percent in 2012; 80 percent in 2011

• Colton-Pierrepont - 87.5 percent in 2012; 76.9 percent in 2011

• Edwards-Knox - 82.9 percent in 2012; 82.1 percent in 2011

• Gouverneur - 75.5 percent in 2012; 69.2 percent in 2011

• Hammond - 69.6 percent in 2012; 83.3 percent in 2011

• Hermon-Dekalb - 82.9 percent in 2012; 73.3 percent in 2011

• Heuvelton - 87 percent in 2012; 77.6 percent in 2011

• Lisbon - 75.7 percent in 2012; 83.7 percent in 2011

• Madrid-Waddington - 77.4 percent in 2012; 78.3 percent

• Massena - 72.3 percent in 2012; 75.6 percent in 2011

• Morristown 71.4 percent in 2012; 68 percent in 2011

• Norwood-Norfolk - 81.5 percent in 2012; 68.6 percent in 2011

• Ogdensburg - 70.4 percent in 2012; 77.7 percent in 2011

• Parishville-Hopkinton - 95.5 percent in 2012; 91.3 percent in 2011

• Potsdam - 88.7 percent in 2012; 88.8 percent in 2011.