Civic Report November 2001


High School Graduation Rates in the United States

Table 6: Graduation Rate by District and Race

District

Graduation Rate

African-
American Graduation Rate

Latino Graduation Rate

White Graduation Rate

Ranking of District by 1993 Population

Albuquerque Public Schools

83%

66%

70%

99%

26

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

71%

56%

INS

75%

45

Austin Independent School District

59%

53%

42%

79%

42

Baltimore City Public School System

54%

55%

INS

48%

20

Baltimore County Public Shools

79%

67%

INS

84%

23

Boston School District

82%

85%

68%

87%

50

Broward County School District

60%

57%

54%

63%

7

Charlotte-Mecklenberg County Schools

63%

53%

INS

72%

28

City of Chicago School District 299

47%

45%

43%

59%

3

Clark County School District

54%

49%

34%

61%

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cleveland City School District

28%

29%

26%

23%

38

Cobb County School District

69%

47%

34%

75%

33

Columbus City School District

45%

45%

INS

46%

49

Dade County School District

57%

55%

55%

70%

4

Dallas Independent School District

52%

60%

39%

72%

11

Dekalb County School District

51%

46%

29%

77%

30

Detroit City School District

57%

57%

49%

43%

9

District of Columbia Public Schools

59%

55%

59%

INS

31

Duval County School District

53%

45%

48%

57%

16

El Paso Independent School District

70%

57%

67%

86%

48

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fairfax County Public Schools

87%

77%

66%

92%

12

Fort Worth Independent School District

53%

56%

40%

66%

41

Fresno Unified

58%

51%

41%

78%

36

Granite School District

77%

NA

NA

NA

32

Gwinnett County School District

65%

40%

33%

72%

35

Hawaii Department of Education

69%

53%

66%

67%

8

Hillsborough County School District

55%

42%

47%

62%

13

Houston Independent School District

52%

55%

42%

84%

6

Jefferson County R-1

70%

INS

52%

72%

29

Jefferson County School District

66%

49%

INS

75%

25

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jordan School District

80%

NA

NA

NA

43

Long Beach Unified

64%

62%

52%

78%

34

Los Angeles Unified

56%

56%

48%

81%

2

Memphis City School District

42%

39%

INS

50%

21

Mesa Unified School District

70%

INS

44%

79%

46

Milwaukee School District

43%

34%

42%

73%

24

Mobile County School District

60%

50%

INS

72%

47

Montgomery County Public Schools

85%

75%

73%

88%

19

Nashville-Davidson County School District

55%

53%

INS

55%

40

New York City School District

55%

42%

45%

80%

1

Orange County School District

57%

45%

51%

63%

18

Orleans Parish School Board

70%

NA

NA

NA

27

Palm Beach County School District

58%

51%

46%

64%

15

Philadelphia City School District

70%

65%

53%

91%

5

Pinellas County School District

56%

41%

54%

59%

22

Polk County School District

57%

51%

44%

61%

44

Prince Georges County School District

79%

76%

70%

90%

17

San Diego City Unified

62%

54%

43%

79%

14

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

69%

59%

INS

69%

37

Wake County Schools

67%

57%

INS

72%

39

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Districts of Interest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ann Arbor Public Schools

91%

55%

INS

96%

411

Brevard County School District

62%

49%

INS

63%

54

Colorado Springs 11

71%

NA

NA

NA

144

Denver County

53%

55%

36%

79%

53

Indianapolis Public Schools

39%

44%

INS

NA

85

Leon County School District

63%

47%

INS

67%

164

Newark City School District

51%

48%

38%

51%

84

Oakland Unified

43%

39%

34%

34%

68

Saint Paul School District

68%

38%

38%

67%

109

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

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