Based on information gathered from the state of Louisiana's education system, statistics for Lafayette Parish show that more students than ever are graduating.

In the system as a whole, there has been an eight percent increase in the last three years in the amount of students in Lafayette Parish who are earning their high school diploma.

The school that showed the biggest increase in the number of students graduating was the David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy.

The graduation rate at the school was 82.1% in 2014, and has now increased to 94.6% for the 2017 which is an increase of 12.5%.

All of the high schools in Lafayette Parish showed improvement of five percent or better.