(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.
Carroll County's 2014 graduation rate is 74.5 percent. At 83.3 percent, Mt. Zion High School in Carrollton has the county's highest graduation rate.
Other graduation rates in Carroll County include:
* Bowdon HS: 79.7 percent
* Central HS: 74.3 percent
* Temple HS: 78.2 percent
* Villa Rica HS: 69.7 percent