In data released by the Virginia Department of Education Thursday, nearly 10 out of every ten FCCPS students who entered the ninth grade during the 2017-2018 school year graduated from George Mason High School (now Meridian High School) within four years. The GMHS Class of 2021 had a 98.5% On-Time Graduation Rate — the third-highest in Virginia (which averaged 93% overall).
In addition, FCCPS had perfect, 100% On-Time graduation rates for Asian, Hispanic, English Language Learners, and Economically Disadvantaged students.
- All Students - 98.5% - tied for 3rd in VA
- Asian - 100% - tied for 1st
- Hispanic - 100% - tied for 1st
- Students with Disabilities - 100% - tied for 1st
- Economically Disadvantaged - 100% - tied for 1st
- English Learners - 100% - tied for 1st
- Male - 99.2 % - 2nd in VA
- Female - 97.5% - tied for 15th
- White - 98.6% - tied for 6th
- Multiple Races - 94.1% - 21st
VDOE did not report Black and Homeless rates for Falls Chuch City Public Schools due to personally identifiable results.
Statewide, of the 97,155 students in the class of 2021, 93% earned a Board of Education-approved diploma, compared with 92.3% of the 2020 cohort. The dropout rate for the class of 2021 was 4.3%, compared with 5.1% for the previous graduating class.