For the second year in a row, barely half of Bibb County's high school students graduated.
Twiggs County had the lowest graduation rate of any system in the state, just over 45 percent, while 6 out of 7 Hancock County students graduated -- 86.5 percent.
Those were some of the results when state education officials announced 2012 statewide graduation rates.
Bibb County's rate was about 52 percent -- just about a point higher than in 2011. For the second year in a row, the county's schools had one of the state's lowest rates.
Rates at individual Bibb high schools ranged from the Hutchings Career Center, 71 percent, to Southwest, 39 percent.
Houston's rate rose just over 2 points, to 75.59 percent.
School rates ranged from the career academy, 39 percent, to Veterans High School, 86 percent.