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Table 4. Public school averaged freshman graduation rate and components, Black, non-Hispanic students, by state: School year 2004–05

State Averaged freshman graduation rate1Regular diplomas, school year 2004–05Estimated first-time 9th graders in 2001–022Grade 10 membership, school year 2002–03 Grade 9 membership, school year 2001–02 Grade 8 membership, school year 2000–01
Reporting states3  60.3 371,649 640,063 589,186 734,599 596,404
 
Alabama  57.2 11,803 20,650 18,851 22,881 20,219
Alaska  51.5 229 445 417 483 434
Arizona  88.0 2,790 3,170 3,252 3,345 2,913
Arkansas  69.5 5,509 7,931 7,736 8,265 7,791
California  64.4 26,800 41,588 40,720 44,984 39,061
 
Colorado  68.9 2,224 3,226 2,991 3,708 2,980
Connecticut  68.0 4,051 5,961 5,543 6,793 5,547
Delaware  64.4 1,970 3,058 2,691 3,598 2,884
District of Columbia  70.4 2,379 3,381 3,572 3,531 3,041
Florida  51.8 26,569 51,289 43,018 66,098 44,750
 
Georgia  52.4 23,034 43,942 39,811 51,249 40,765
Hawaii  67.5 183 271 230 310 273
Idaho4  88 28 85
Illinois  58.6 18,771 32,034 29,333 36,666 30,104
Indiana  52.2 4,549 8,719 8,359 9,580 8,217
 
Iowa  69.0 1,021 1,479 1,394 1,662 1,383
Kansas  66.6 2,229 3,345 3,315 3,602 3,117
Kentucky  69.9 3,527 5,048 4,851 5,660 4,632
Louisiana  54.1 14,262 26,355 21,620 25,533 31,912
Maine  91.7 173 189 210 191 165
 
Maryland  71.1 18,001 25,334 23,989 28,453 23,560
Massachusetts  68.0 4,638 6,820 6,449 7,820 6,191
Michigan  50.5 13,129 26,017 24,223 30,491 23,336
Minnesota  62.1 2,637 4,247 4,375 4,409 3,957
Mississippi  59.7 10,938 18,317 16,538 19,976 18,437
 
Missouri  67.5 8,234 12,198 11,525 13,904 11,166
Montana  61.6 40 65 66 66 62
Nebraska  63.0 961 1,526 1,320 1,871 1,388
Nevada  42.7 1,262 2,956 2,815 3,494 2,559
New Hampshire4  191 195 204 172
 
New Jersey  72.5 13,090 18,061 17,537 19,797 16,849
New Mexico  64.3 364 566 571 600 528
New York  45.8 22,670 49,471 49,055 58,356 41,003
North Carolina  65.7 21,155 32,198 29,152 37,043 30,398
North Dakota  96.2 68 71 71 79 62
 
Ohio  61.3 14,308 23,348 20,354 27,843 21,847
Oklahoma  68.2 3,449 5,058 4,783 5,596 4,795
Oregon  58.4 692 1,184 1,183 1,264 1,106
Pennsylvania  66.2 15,610 23,594 22,068 27,609 21,107
Rhode Island  76.4 794 1,039 1,031 1,178 908
 
South Carolina4  23,414 19,848 28,135 22,258
South Dakota  79.3 91 115 127 126 91
Tennessee  59.8 10,086 16,855 15,619 19,151 15,794
Texas  68.6 32,811 47,861 43,768 55,992 43,824
Utah  68.0 218 321 344 313 304
 
Vermont  92.1 69 75 71 89 65
Virginia  69.0 17,042 24,685 22,673 28,370 23,013
Washington  63.3 2,673 4,226 4,165 4,643 3,869
West Virginia  69.5 659 948 908 1,011 926
Wisconsin  52.6 3,751 7,126 6,299 8,495 6,583
Wyoming  69.6 48 69 65 84 58
1 Averaged freshman graduation rate (AFGR) is an estimate of the percentage of an entering freshman class graduating in 4 years. For 2004–05, it equals the total number of diploma recipients in 2004–05 divided by the average membership of the 8th-grade class in 2000–01, the 9th-grade class in 2001–02, and the 10th-grade class in 2002–03.
2 First-time 9th-graders were estimated as the average of student membership in grades 8, 9, and 10 in 3 consecutive years.
3 Reporting states totals include the 50 states and the District of Columbia for which data were available.
4 Missing data prevented the caculation of AFGR.
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), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2000–01, Version 1b; 2001–02, Version 1b; 2002–03, Version 1b; and 2005–06, Version 1a.
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