Civic Report
No. 31 November 2002


Public School Graduation Rates in the United States

Table 5: Ranking of Hispanic Graduation Rates by State

Rank

STATE

Hispanic Graduation Rate, 2000

1

LOUISIANA

73%

2

WYOMING

72%

3

HAWAII

67%

4

VIRGINIA

62%

5

ALASKA

61%

6

TEXAS

57%

7

INDIANA

57%

8

ILLINOIS

57%

9

CALIFORNIA

55%

10

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

55%

11

WISCONSIN

54%

12

RHODE ISLAND

54%

13

NEW MEXICO

53%

14

CONNECTICUT

53%

15

MASSACHUSETTS

50%

16

PENNSYLVANIA

50%

17

COLORADO

49%

18

DELAWARE

49%

19

FLORIDA

48%

20

OREGON

46%

21

NEW YORK

40%

22

MISSISSIPPI

23%

ARIZONA

NA

IDAHO

NA

KANSAS

NA

KENTUCKY

NA

MICHIGAN

NA

NEW HAMPSHIRE

NA

NEW JERSEY

NA

NORTH CAROLINA

NA

OHIO

NA

SOUTH CAROLINA

NA

UTAH

NA

VERMONT

NA

WASHINGTON

NA

ALABAMA

INS

ARKANSAS

INS

GEORGIA

INS

IOWA

INS

MAINE

INS

MARYLAND

INS

MINNESOTA

INS

MISSOURI

INS

MONTANA

INS

NEBRASKA

INS

NEVADA

INS

NORTH DAKOTA

INS

OKLAHOMA

INS

SOUTH DAKOTA

INS

TENNESSEE

INS

WEST VIRGINIA

INS

National

53%

NA = Data not available
INS = Insufficient information for calculating graduation rate

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