Civic Report November 2001


High School Graduation Rates in the United States

Table 5: Ranking of White Graduation Rates by State

State

Ranking

White Graduation Rate

Georgia

42

61%

Florida

41

63

Tennessee

40

64

Nevada

39

65

Mississippi

38

66

Hawaii

37

67

North Carolina

36

68

Alabama

35

69

Oregon

34

70

Arizona

33

70

 

 

 

Alaska

32

74

Arkansas

31

74

New Mexico

30

74

Colorado

29

75

Louisiana

28

76

Texas

27

76

Rhode Island

26

77

Indiana

25

77

Missouri

24

78

Oklahoma

23

78

 

 

 

Maine

22

78

California

21

78

Massachusetts

20

78

Virginia

19

78

Delaware

18

78

Connecticut

17

79

Michigan

16

79

Maryland

15

80

Kansas

14

80

West Virginia

13

82

 

 

 

Ohio

12

82

New York

11

82

Wyoming

10

84

Pennsylvania

9

86

New Jersey

8

86

Minnesota

7

87

Montana

6

88

South Dakota

5

89

Illinois

4

89

Nebraska

3

90

 

 

 

Wisconsin

2

92

Iowa

1

95

District of Columbia

NR

INS

Idaho

NR

NA

Kentucky

NR

NA

New Hampshire

NR

NA

North Dakota

NR

NA

South Carolina

NR

NA

Utah

NR

NA

Vermont

NR

NA

Washington

NR

NA

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

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