Civic Report November 2001


High School Graduation Rates in the United States

Table 7: Ranking of Graduation Rates by District

District

Ranking

Graduation Rate

Cleveland City School District

50

28%

Memphis City School District

49

42%

Milwaukee School District

48

43%

Columbus City School District

47

45%

City of Chicago School District 299

46

47%

Dekalb County School District

45

51%

Dallas Independent School District

44

52%

Houston Independent School District

43

52%

Duval County School District

42

53%

Fort Worth Independent School District

41

53%

 

 

 

Clark County School District

40

54%

Baltimore City Public School System

39

54%

New York City School District

38

55%

Nashville-Davidson County School District

37

55%

Hillsborough County School District

36

55%

Pinellas County School District

35

56%

Los Angeles Unified

34

56%

Orange County School District

33

57%

Detroit City School District

32

57%

Polk County School District

31

57%

 

 

 

Dade County School District

30

57%

Fresno Unified

29

58%

Palm Beach County School District

28

58%

District of Columbia Public Schools

27

59%

Austin Independent School District

26

59%

Mobile County School District

25

60%

Broward County School District

24

60%

San Diego City Unified

23

62%

Charlotte-Mecklenberg County Schools

22

63%

Long Beach Unified

21

64%

 

 

 

Gwinnett County School District

20

65%

Jefferson County School District

19

66%

Wake County Schools

18

67%

Cobb County School District

17

69%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

16

69%

Hawaii Department of Education

15

69%

El Paso Independent School District

14

70%

Philadelphia City School District

13

70%

Jefferson County R-1

12

70%

Orleans Parish School Board

11

70%

 

 

 

Mesa Unified School District

10

70%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

9

71%

Granite School District

8

77%

Prince Georges County School District

7

79%

Baltimore County Public Shools

6

79%

Jordan School District

5

80%

Boston School District

4

82%

Albuquerque Public Schools

3

83%

Montgomery County Public Schools

2

85%

Fairfax County Public Schools

1

87%

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

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