Good News!! L-S Class of 2017 Graduation Rate of 97.06% Exceeds 91% State Average

posted Apr 11, 2018, 9:06 AM by

Lynnville-Sully Class of 2017 Four-Year Graduation Rate of 97.06%; Exceeds 91% State Average

Good News for L-S!!


Based on an April 11, 2018 Iowa Department of Education’s press release, Iowa has set a 95 percent goal for the statewide graduation rate. “High school graduation is an essential step for every student because it opens the door to postsecondary education and training opportunities that lead to rewarding jobs,” Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise said. “While I’m disappointed in this one-year decrease, our long-term trend is still on the rise and I’m confident we have the right roadmap in place for education.” (


Area School Districts - Class of 2017 Four-Year Cohort Graduation Rates:

PCM: 98.65%

Pella: 97.27%

Lynnville-Sully: 97.06%

North Mahaska: 96.72%

Montezuma: 96.15%

Newton: 88.21%

Grinnell: 88.18%


To learn more about graduation rates from the Iowa Department of Education, click on the following link: