BEND, OR -- Bend-La Pine Schools officials say high school graduation rates continue to outpace the statewide average.
According to new information released by the Oregon Department of Education, Bend-La Pine’s rate held steady last year, at 77.2%. That's more than three-percentage points ahead of the statewide average of 74%.
Summit High reported the highest rate in the district, at 91.6%. Bend High came in second, at 85.2%.
We'll have more on the statewide and local numbers, coming up on KBND News.