Georgia is home to some of the highest graduation rates in the country.
The state has one of the lowest percentages of students in grades K-8.
But with an average high school graduate in Georgia’s Georgia high schools averaging about 18.8 percent, it is the fourth-highest graduation rate in the nation.
Georgia highschool graduates have a higher graduation rate than those in any other state, according to the American Association of School Administrators.
The group says the Georgia high graduation rate is the fifth-highest in the United States, behind Alabama, Florida, Texas and Wisconsin.
The American Association also says Georgia’s high graduation rates are better than all the states except Mississippi and Texas.
The Association’s rankings come out every five years.
A recent analysis by the Washington Post found that Georgia has one the highest rates of dropouts in the U.S. and is ranked No. 5 in the state on its dropout rate.
Georgia has a graduation rate of 14.3 percent.
The other states with high graduation and dropout rates are New York, Florida and California.
Georgia students who graduated from high school in 2016 had a graduation percentage of just under 16 percent, according with a report from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni.
The average highschool graduation rate was 14.7 percent.
Georgia’s graduation rate rose by more than 1 percentage point last year to 17.6 percent, and Georgia’s dropout percentage dropped by more more than 3 percentage points to 7.5 percent.