(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.
Cherokee County's 2014 graduation rate is 82.1 percent. At 90.6 percent, River Ridge High School in Woodstock has the county's highest graduation rate.
Other graduation rates in Cherokee County include:
* Cherokee HS: 71.7 percent
* Creekview HS: 89.2 percent
* Etowah HS: 82.8 percent
* Sequoyah HS: 87.3 percent
* Woodstock HS: 81 percent