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Table 1. Public school number of graduates, Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate, and estimated first-time 9th graders in 2002–03, by state or jurisdiction: School year 2005–06

State or jurisdiction Number of graduates Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate1 Estimated first-time 9th graders in 2002–032
Average 8th grade enrollment base,
2001–02
9th grade enrollment base,
2002–03
10th grade enrollment base,
2003–04
Reporting States3  2,649,594 73.2 3,618,676 3,446,714 3,909,732 3,499,585
             
Alabama  37,918 66.2 57,311 56,591 61,646 53,695
Alaska  7,361 66.5 11,069 10,702 11,881 10,623
Arizona  54,091 70.5 76,747 70,273 80,209 79,757
Arkansas  28,790 80.4 35,810 35,494 36,515 35,422
California  343,515 69.2 496,213 466,594 527,439 494,606
             
Colorado  44,424 75.5 58,820 56,540 63,076 56,844
Connecticut  36,222 80.9 44,780 43,954 46,840 43,547
Delaware  7,275 76.3 9,529 9,397 10,409 8,782
District of Columbia  4,676 3,908 5,260 4,859
Florida  134,686 63.6 211,922 194,250 249,877 191,640
             
Georgia  73,498 62.4 117,846 112,145 131,543 109,851
Hawaii  10,922 75.5 14,466 13,714 16,151 13,535
Idaho  16,096 80.5 20,003 19,592 20,453 19,963
Illinois  126,817 79.7 159,188 152,064 169,367 156,134
Indiana  57,920 73.3 79,049 77,363 83,008 76,774
             
Iowa  33,693 86.9 38,784 37,486 40,126 38,741
Kansas  29,818 77.6 38,450 37,250 40,275 37,823
Kentucky  38,449 77.2 49,828 47,448 53,981 48,055
Louisiana  33,275 59.5 55,931 61,377 58,018 48,397
Maine  12,950 76.3 16,966 17,554 17,237 16,106
             
Maryland  55,536 79.9 69,517 66,651 75,251 66,649
Massachusetts  61,272 79.5 77,085 75,218 82,071 73,967
Michigan  102,582 72.2 142,032 132,548 157,543 136,004
Minnesota  58,898 86.2 68,290 66,797 69,177 68,895
Mississippi  23,848 63.5 37,530 37,806 40,275 34,508
             
Missouri  58,417 81.0 72,092 70,080 75,853 70,344
Montana  10,283 81.9 12,563 12,410 12,999 12,281
Nebraska  19,764 87.0 22,720 21,757 24,032 22,372
Nevada  16,455 55.8 29,490 27,079 32,661 28,730
New Hampshire  13,988 81.1 17,257 17,169 17,841 16,759
             
New Jersey  90,049 84.8 106,173 103,099 110,271 105,147
New Mexico  17,822 67.3 26,498 25,012 28,861 25,622
New York  161,817 67.4 240,159 220,395 264,969 235,112
North Carolina  76,710 71.8 106,836 102,126 117,724 100,658
North Dakota  7,192 82.1 8,755 8,514 9,091 8,659
             
Ohio  117,356 79.2 148,223 142,137 158,180 144,353
Oklahoma  36,497 77.8 46,899 46,004 49,202 45,491
Oregon  32,394 73.0 44,363 43,172 45,706 44,211
Pennsylvania  153,077 146,686 161,408 151,136
Rhode Island  10,108 77.8 12,999 12,458 13,863 12,676
             
South Carolina  57,281 53,043 67,563 51,238
South Dakota  8,589 84.5 10,164 10,018 10,479 9,996
Tennessee  50,880 70.6 72,032 69,365 77,384 69,348
Texas  240,485 72.5 331,916 310,762 375,136 309,851
Utah  29,050 78.6 36,977 36,627 36,919 37,387
             
Vermont  6,779 82.3 8,239 7,979 8,498 8,241
Virginia  69,597 74.5 93,449 88,352 101,958 90,036
Washington  60,213 72.9 82,596 77,933 87,735 82,120
West Virginia  16,763 76.9 21,810 21,689 23,083 20,660
Wisconsin  63,003 87.5 72,036 66,558 77,508 72,043
Wyoming  5,527 76.1 7,264 7,211 7,411 7,170
             
Department of Defense dependents schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions 
DoDDS: DoDs Overseas4  4,526 4,985 4,648 3,945
DDESS: DoDs Domestic4  1,221 1,659 1,188 815
Bureau of Indian Education  3,679 3,676 3,952 3,410
American Samoa  879 81.0 1,085 1,089 1,123 1,041
Guam  2,311 2,687
Northern Marianas Islands  670 80.2 835 783 913 808
Puerto Rico  31,896 68.6 46,478 47,984 46,066 45,383
U.S. Virgin Islands  868 1,857 1,243
— Not available. Enrollment base not presented when diploma data are not reported.
‡ Reporting standards were not met. Reported number of graduates exceeded grade 12 membership.
1 Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate (AFGR) is an estimate of the percentage of an entering freshman class graduating in 4 years. For 2005–06, it equals the total number of diploma recipients in 2005–06 divided by the average membership of the 8th-grade class in 2001–02,the 9th-grade class in 2002–03, and the 10th-grade class in 2003–04.
2 The enrollment base for the rate was estimated as the average of student membership in grades 8, 9, and 10 in 3 consecutive years.
3 Reporting states totals include any of the 50 states and the District of Columbia that reported data.
4 DoDDS and DDESS are the Department of Defense dependents schools (overseas) and the Department of Defense dependents schools(domestic), respectively.
NOTE: Ungraded students were allocated to individual grades proportional to each state's enrollment in those grades.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "NCES Common Core of Data State Dropout and Completion Data File," School Year 2005–06, Version 1b; "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2001–02, Version 1c; 2002–03, Version 1b; 2003–04, Version 1b.

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