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Table 125. Public high school graduates and averaged freshman graduation rate, by race/ethnicity and state or jurisdiction: 2009-10
State or jurisdiction Number of public high school graduates Averaged freshman graduation rate (AFGR)1
Total White Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
Total White Black Hispanic Asian/
Pacific
Islander
American
Indian/
Alaska
Native
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
United States 3,128,022 1,871,980 472,261 545,518 167,840 34,131 78.2 83.0 66.1 71.4 93.5 69.1
Alabama 43,166 26,569 14,558 976 606 407 71.8 75.8 65.4 66.5 91.7 75.9
Alaska 8,245 4,855 273 412 660 1,616 75.5 78.4 61.3 85.8 71.9 55.8
Arizona 61,145 29,448 3,622 22,452 1,879 3,370 74.7 76.5 81.0 70.6 95.8 66.2
Arkansas 28,276 19,498 5,945 1,849 553 171 75.0 75.8 67.6 77.0 85.7 65.8
California 404,987 132,893 27,580 174,088 56,224 3,168 78.2 83.9 65.4 71.7 90.1 75.1
                         
Colorado 49,321 33,558 2,913 10,533 1,810 507 79.8 85.4 75.9 65.9 97.4 62.1
Connecticut2 34,495 24,787 4,226 4,063 1,324 95 75.1 81.8 63.5 55.5 88.5 61.3
Delaware 8,133 4,697 2,507 594 309 26 75.5 79.9 68.2 67.3 100.0 96.3
District of Columbia 3,602 129 3,097 309 65 2 59.9 87.8 59.0 58.5 79.3 100.0
Florida 156,130 77,375 33,748 36,397 4,540 502 70.8 72.3 63.6 71.1 92.5 78.1
                         
Georgia 91,561 45,833 33,342 6,649 3,394 226 69.9 74.6 62.9 66.3 92.3 100.0
Hawaii 10,998 1,954 210 481 8,297 56 75.4 71.0 67.3 72.4 77.0 67.5
Idaho 17,793 14,943 165 2,176 310 199 84.0 85.0 75.0 80.4 97.5 56.7
Illinois 139,035 83,547 24,859 22,320 5,827 284 81.9 88.1 68.7 76.0 97.1 82.1
Indiana 64,551 52,160 6,583 3,168 900 182 77.2 79.1 61.6 71.8 95.2 75.5
                         
Iowa 34,462 30,160 1,268 1,794 668 159 87.9 88.5 60.7 86.3 87.3 68.5
Kansas 31,642 23,844 2,297 3,468 767 383 84.5 85.8 68.0 78.8 88.6 65.4
Kentucky 42,664 36,672 4,573 835 533 51 79.9 80.9 75.6 81.1 100.0 67.1
Louisiana 36,573 19,496 15,178 933 721 245 68.8 74.0 61.9 78.3 100.0 66.0
Maine3 14,069 13,316 290 146 217 100 82.8 82.4 86.9 96.1 96.9 95.2
                         
Maryland 59,078 29,870 21,231 4,087 3,700 190 82.2 87.5 74.1 77.4 100.0 78.2
Massachusetts 64,462 47,891 5,133 6,979 3,314 179 82.6 86.6 72.1 65.0 93.7 70.5
Michigan 110,682 83,188 19,278 3,721 2,808 891 75.9 81.5 59.2 62.9 92.6 62.7
Minnesota 59,667 49,048 4,194 2,176 3,347 902 88.2 92.3 69.5 66.7 90.0 61.1
Mississippi 25,478 12,685 12,165 325 257 40 63.8 68.4 59.3 61.8 86.7 59.7
                         
Missouri 63,994 50,516 10,262 1,772 1,126 318 83.7 86.5 71.2 81.2 100.0 89.3
Montana 10,075 8,825 69 209 124 848 81.9 84.7 71.9 74.9 90.5 61.7
Nebraska 19,370 15,921 1,093 1,812 353 191 83.8 88.8 57.6 71.3 94.9 50.8
Nevada2 20,956 10,758 2,045 5,713 2,165 275 57.8 65.5 46.7 47.2 80.6 44.3
New Hampshire 15,034 14,086 205 392 260 35 86.3 85.9 78.5 89.9 96.9 71.4
                         
New Jersey 96,225 57,186 14,918 15,456 7,811 176 87.2 91.8 74.8 77.1 93.9 94.1
New Mexico 18,595 5,975 403 9,617 292 2,182 67.3 70.5 59.4 65.3 94.8 63.4
New York 183,826 105,114 31,609 30,909 15,058 727 76.0 86.7 61.7 60.7 92.1 59.7
North Carolina 88,704 52,339 25,181 5,681 2,243 1,243 76.9 80.6 69.5 67.4 93.1 75.2
North Dakota 7,155 6,364 136 90 76 489 88.4 91.3 100.0 66.7 100.0 60.2
                         
Ohio 123,437 99,925 16,574 2,314 1,695 165 81.4 86.5 60.2 67.7 97.7 80.9
Oklahoma 38,503 23,492 3,797 2,870 1,063 7,281 78.5 80.7 68.8 70.7 100.0 76.9
Oregon 34,671 25,675 893 4,900 1,703 616 76.3 77.3 65.9 75.6 83.6 58.7
Pennsylvania 131,182 102,057 17,753 7,055 3,530 198 84.1 87.9 68.3 70.4 100.0 73.6
Rhode Island 9,908 7,082 865 1,563 337 61 76.4 78.3 74.2 69.1 82.0 76.3
                         
South Carolina 40,438 22,985 15,125 1,394 699 109 68.2 72.8 61.5 65.7 97.1 59.6
South Dakota 8,162 7,296 145 152 92 477 81.8 86.0 80.1 73.4 96.8 47.5
Tennessee 62,408 43,934 15,242 2,046 1,062 124 80.4 82.0 75.6 78.1 99.1 83.8
Texas 280,894 110,456 37,491 120,985 10,490 1,472 78.9 82.8 69.4 77.4 95.9 100.0
Utah 31,481 26,357 367 3,096 1,113 442 78.6 81.7 69.8 60.6 85.5 57.4
                         
Vermont 7,199 6,724 119 81 192 32 91.4 89.9 100.0 100.0 100.0 71.1
Virginia 81,511 49,860 19,642 5,508 4,970 260 81.2 84.9 71.0 75.9 100.0 85.2
Washington 66,046 46,124 3,130 6,971 5,893 1,437 77.2 77.7 63.0 64.1 86.8 58.7
West Virginia 17,651 16,476 850 137 143 21 78.3 78.2 74.4 74.9 100.0 77.8
Wisconsin 64,687 53,119 5,050 3,364 2,261 893 91.1 95.6 66.0 78.2 94.9 78.9
Wyoming 5,695 4,918 62 500 59 108 80.3 82.6 57.4 74.3 69.0 37.6
                         
                         
Bureau of Indian Education
                         
DoD, overseas
DoD, domestic
                         
Other jurisdictions                        
American Samoa
Guam
Northern Marianas
Puerto Rico 25,514 18 9 25,481 5 1 60.2 100.0 60.1
U.S. Virgin Islands 958 5 842 105 2 4 65.5 55.6 66.8 56.5 66.7 100.0
—Not available.
†Not applicable. AFGR could not be calculated because applicable enrollment was zero.
1 The AFGR provides an estimate of the percentage of students who receive a regular diploma within 4 years of entering 9th grade. The rate uses aggregate student enrollment data to estimate the size of an incoming freshman class and aggregate counts of the number of diplomas awarded 4 years later.
2 AFGR data were imputed based on prior year rates.
3 Includes 1,419 fall 2006 9th-graders who attended publicly funded private schools that were not reported in the 2006-07 Common Core of Data, but were reported in data for later years. Of these 1,419 students, 15 were American Indian/Alaska Native, 24 were Asian/Pacific Islander, 9 were Hispanic, 20 were Black, and 1,351 were White.
NOTE: Includes only graduates for whom race/ethnicity was reported. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. DoD stands for Department of Defense.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Dropout and Completion Data File," 2009–10; and "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 2005–06, 2006–07, and 2007–08. (This table was prepared November 2012.)
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