Data released by the Florida Department of Education shows the high school graduation rate in Escambia County has increased for the 11th consecutive year. For the 2018-2019 school year the rate went up four points to 84.8%. In 2008, the graduation rate was only 55%. The school with the highest graduation rate in Escambia County was West Florida High at 99.4%, and the lowest was Northview High School at 83.3%. In Santa Rosa County, the graduation rate increased slightly from 88.7% to 88.9%.