Civic Report November 2001


High School Graduation Rates in the United States

Table 1: Graduation Rate by State and Race

State

Graduation Rate

African-America n Graduation Rate

Latino Graduation Rate

White Graduation Rate

Alabama

62%

52%

33%

69%

Alaska

67

58

58

74

Arizona

59

54

50

70

Arkansas

72

67

48

74

California

68

59

55

78

Colorado

68

55

47

75

Connecticut

75

64

53

79

Delaware

73

64

57

78

District of Columbia

59

55

59

ins

Florida

59

51

52

63

 

 

 

 

 

Georgia

54

44

32

61

Hawaii

69

53

66

67

Idaho

78

na

na

na

Illinois

78

57

55

89

Indiana

74

55

55

77

Iowa

93

57

60

95

Kansas

76

54

51

80

Kentucky

71

na

na

na

Louisiana

69

62

70

76

 

 

 

 

 

Maine

78

ins

ins

78

Maryland

75

66

70

80

Massachusetts

75

70

51

78

Michigan

75

53

55

79

Minnesota

82

43

53

87

Mississippi

62

58

ins

66

Missouri

75

58

63

78

Montana

83

ins

82

88

Nebraska

85

53

50

90

Nevada

58

49

40

65

New Hampshire

71

na

na

na

 

 

 

 

 

New Jersey

75

66

60

86

New Mexico

65

58

58

74

New York

70

51

53

82

North Carolina

63

55

38

68

North Dakota

88

na

na

na

Ohio

77

49

63

82

Oklahoma

74

64

57

78

Oregon

67

49

43

70

Pennsylvania

82

63

56

86

Rhode Island

72

61

51

77

 

 

 

 

 

South Carolina

62

na

na

na

South Dakota

80

ins

ins

89

Tennessee

60

44

38

64

Texas

67

59

56

76

Utah

81

na

na

na

Vermont

84

na

na

na

Virginia

74

64

62

78

Washington

70

na

na

na

West Virginia

82

71

ins

82

Wisconsin

85

40

56

92

Wyoming

81

ins

59

84

INS=Insufficient student count for calculating graduation rate; NA=Data not available

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