VERO BEACH, Fla. — The Indian River County schools superintendent will be leaving his post at the end of the school year.
On Wednesday, Mark Rendell announced his resignation in a letter sent to the school district. In the letter, he said he is proud of the "significant gains" in the graduation rate during his tenure, which improved from 81 percent to 92 percent.
Rendell has served as the superintendent of schools for the last four years.
His last day with the school district will be May 24.
Rendell will head north to Brevard County and become the principal of Cocoa Beach Junior/Senior High School.
Read Rendell's full resignation letter below: