Civic Report November 2001


High School Graduation Rates in the United States

Table 3: Ranking of African-American Graduation Rates by State

State

Ranking

African-America n Graduation Rate

Wisconsin

39

40%

Minnesota

38

43

Georgia

37

44

Tennessee

36

44

Nevada

35

49

Ohio

34

49

Oregon

33

49

New York

32

51

Florida

31

51

Alabama

30

52

 

 

 

Hawaii

29

53

Michigan

28

53

Nebraska

27

53

Kansas

26

54

Arizona

25

54

District of Columbia

24

55

Indiana

23

55

Colorado

22

55

North Carolina

21

55

Illinois

20

57

 

 

 

Iowa

19

57

Mississippi

18

58

New Mexico

17

58

Alaska

16

58

Missouri

15

58

California

14

59

Texas

13

59

Rhode Island

12

61

Louisiana

11

62

Pennsylvania

10

63

 

 

 

Oklahoma

9

64

Connecticut

8

64

Virginia

7

64

Delaware

6

64

Maryland

5

66

New Jersey

4

66

Arkansas

3

67

Massachusetts

2

70

West Virginia

1

71

Idaho

NR

NA

 

 

 

Kentucky

NR

NA

Maine

NR

INS

Montana

NR

INS

New Hampshire

NR

NA

North Dakota

NR

NA

South Carolina

NR

NA

South Dakota

NR

INS

Utah

NR

NA

Vermont

NR

NA

Washington

NR

NA

Wyoming

NR

INS

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

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