Civic Report November 2001


High School Graduation Rates in the United States

Table 8: Ranking of African-American Graduation Rates by District

District

Ranking

African-
American Graduation Rate

Cleveland City School District

45

29%

Milwaukee School District

44

34%

Memphis City School District

43

39%

Gwinnett County School District

42

40%

Pinellas County School District

41

41%

Hillsborough County School District

40

42%

New York City School District

39

42%

Columbus City School District

38

45%

Orange County School District

37

45%

Duval County School District

36

45%

 

 

 

City of Chicago School District 299

35

45%

Dekalb County School District

34

46%

Cobb County School District

33

47%

Clark County School District

32

49%

Jefferson County School District

31

49%

Mobile County School District

30

50%

Polk County School District

29

51%

Fresno Unified

28

51%

Palm Beach County School District

27

51%

Charlotte-Mecklenberg County Schools

26

53%

 

 

 

Nashville-Davidson County School District

25

53%

Hawaii Department of Education

24

53%

Austin Independent School District

23

53%

San Diego City Unified

22

54%

Baltimore City Public School System

21

55%

District of Columbia Public Schools

20

55%

Dade County School District

19

55%

Houston Independent School District

18

55%

Los Angeles Unified

17

56%

Fort Worth Independent School District

16

56%

 

 

 

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

15

56%

Wake County Schools

14

57%

Broward County School District

13

57%

Detroit City School District

12

57%

El Paso Independent School District

11

57%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

10

59%

Dallas Independent School District

9

60%

Long Beach Unified

8

62%

Philadelphia City School District

7

65%

Albuquerque Public Schools

6

66%

 

 

 

Baltimore County Public Shools

5

67%

Montgomery County Public Schools

4

75%

Prince Georges County School District

3

76%

Fairfax County Public Schools

2

77%

Boston School District

1

85%

Granite School District

NR

NA

Jefferson County R-1

NR

INS

Jordan School District

NR

NA

Mesa Unified School District

NR

INS

Orleans Parish School Board

NR

NA

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

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