Civic Report No. 42 July 2004


No Strings Attached? Ensuring that "CFE" Funds are Spent Effectively

Table 8. Annual Dropout Rate
(Percent of High School Population)

 

dropout Rate

Difference

Year

New York City

Other Cities

Rest of NY State

Total NY State

NYC vs. Rest of NY State

198283

12.5%

7.0%

3.3%

6.5%

9.2%

198384

11.0%

7.8%

3.3%

6.1%

7.7%

198485

9.5%

7.0%

3.3%

5.6%

6.2%

198586

8.3%

7.1%

3.2%

5.1%

5.1%

198687

8.2%

6.7%

3.1%

5.0%

5.1%

198788

8.4%

7.5%

3.1%

5.2%

5.3%

198889

8.7%

7.7%

3.0%

5.3%

5.7%

198990

7.8%

7.7%

2.8%

4.9%

5.0%

199091

7.1%

6.5%

2.5%

4.4%

4.6%

199192

7.2%

6.2%

2.3%

4.0%

4.9%

199293

6.0%

5.8%

2.3%

3.9%

3.7%

199394

6.3%

6.0%

2.4%

4.1%

3.9%

199495

6.7%

5.2%

2.4%

4.1%

4.3%

199596

5.8%

4.3%

2.1%

3.6%

3.7%

199697

5.3%

4.6%

2.1%

3.4%

3.2%

199798

5.5%

 

2.2%

3.5%

3.3%

199899

7.1%

 

2.3%

4.1%

4.8%

19992000

7.0%

 

2.3%

4.0%

4.7%

200001

6.5%

 

2.2%

3.8%

4.3%

200102

11.2%

 

2.5%

5.7%

8.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Change

 

 

 

 

 

19822001

-1.3%

 

-0.8%

-0.8%

 

Pct. Change

-10.4%

 

-24.2%

-12.3%

 

Source: New York State Education Department

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