(WXIA) -- Georgia's 2014 high school graduation rates were released Thursday.
This year's statewide average is 72.5 percent, up slightly from last year's 71.5 percent. It's also the third consecutive increase in the percentage of seniors who graduate from the state's public high schools.
Bartow County's 2014 graduation rate is 70.2 percent. At 75.7 percent, Woodland HS in Cartersville has the county's highest graduation rate.
Other graduation rates in Bartow County include:
* Adairsville HS: 67.2 percent
* Cass HS: 67.2 percent