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Table 1. Public school number of graduates, Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate, and estimated first-time ninth-graders in 2003-04, by state or jurisdiction: School year 2006-07

State or jurisdiction Number of graduates Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate1 Estimated first-time 9th-graders in 2003-042
Average 8th-grade enrollment base, 2002-03 9th-grade enrollment base, 2003-04 10th-grade enrollment base, 2004-05
United States3  2,892,351 73.9 3,915,864 3,743,679 4,226,668 3,777,241
Alabama  38,912 67.1 57,966 57,576 62,718 53,604
Alaska  7,666 69.1 11,102 10,840 11,803 10,664
Arizona  55,954 69.6 80,395 70,219 88,061 82,906
Arkansas  27,166 74.4 36,491 36,221 37,385 35,869
California  356,641 70.7 504,368 478,331 533,410 501,364
             
Colorado  45,628 76.6 59,551 57,664 63,312 57,678
Connecticut  37,541 81.8 45,882 44,422 48,643 44,580
Delaware  7,205 71.9 10,017 9,961 11,009 9,081
District of Columbia  2,944 54.9 5,364 4,966 6,004 5,121
Florida  142,284 65.0 219,054 201,159 253,565 202,437
             
Georgia  77,829 64.1 121,428 116,150 135,091 113,044
Hawaii  11,063 75.4 14,682 13,882 16,466 13,698
Idaho  16,242 80.4 20,198 19,647 20,771 20,177
Illinois  130,220 79.5 163,781 156,677 174,680 159,985
Indiana  59,887 73.9 81,027 79,553 85,167 78,361
             
Iowa  34,127 86.5 39,437 37,936 40,794 39,580
Kansas  30,139 78.9 38,210 37,233 39,942 37,456
Kentucky  39,099 76.4 51,173 49,337 55,201 48,981
Louisiana  34,274 61.3 55,945 61,141 58,514 48,181
Maine  13,151 78.5 16,763 17,340 16,892 16,056
             
Maryland  57,564 80.0 71,943 68,416 79,164 68,249
Massachusetts  63,903 80.8 79,047 77,903 83,759 75,478
Michigan  111,838 77.0 145,212 139,293 157,634 138,710
Minnesota  59,497 86.5 68,811 66,999 69,744 69,691
Mississippi  24,186 63.6 38,057 38,363 40,656 35,151
             
Missouri  60,275 81.9 73,624 71,828 77,249 71,794
Montana  10,122 81.5 12,421 12,243 12,945 12,073
Nebraska  19,873 86.3 23,017 21,943 24,374 22,734
Nevada  16,455 52.0 31,626 29,299 34,833 30,748
New Hampshire  14,452 81.7 17,699 17,473 18,335 17,288
             
New Jersey  93,013 84.4 110,254 107,249 114,394 109,118
New Mexico  16,131 59.1 27,286 25,630 29,840 26,387
New York  168,333 68.8 244,595 226,638 270,709 236,437
North Carolina  76,031 68.6 110,854 106,126 122,508 103,929
North Dakota  7,159 83.1 8,614 8,374 8,952 8,515
             
Ohio  117,658 78.7 149,555 144,297 160,873 143,496
Oklahoma  37,100 77.8 47,682 47,107 49,858 46,080
Oregon  33,446 73.8 45,345 44,352 46,453 45,230
Pennsylvania  128,603 83.0 154,938 148,371 162,631 153,811
Rhode Island  10,384 78.4 13,252 12,805 14,188 12,763
             
South Carolina  35,108 58.9 59,592 56,201 69,415 53,159
South Dakota  8,346 82.5 10,117 10,051 10,375 9,924
Tennessee  54,502 72.6 75,051 71,871 80,263 73,019
Texas  241,193 71.9 335,539 316,800 377,912 311,905
Utah  28,276 76.6 36,913 36,406 36,928 37,406
             
Vermont  7,317 88.6 8,263 8,088 8,446 8,256
Virginia  73,997 75.5 98,067 92,723 107,067 94,410
Washington  62,801 74.8 83,971 79,857 88,869 83,187
West Virginia  17,407 78.2 22,256 21,973 23,724 21,071
Wisconsin  63,968 88.5 72,248 67,751 77,798 71,196
Wyoming  5,441 75.8 7,181 6,994 7,346 7,202
Department of Defense dependents schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions
DoDDS: DoDs Overseas4  4,661 5,215 4,784 3,984
DDESS: DoDs Domestic4  1,118 1,580 1,044 729
Bureau of Indian Education  3,715 3,803 3,932 3,410
American Samoa  954 84.6 1,127 1,108 1,147 1,126
Guam  3,122 2,587
Northern Marianas Islands  643 73.6 874 823 935 863
Puerto Rico  31,718 66.7 47,579 49,143 47,027 46,566
U.S. Virgin Islands 820 57.7 1,420 1,332 1,770 1,157
— Not available.
1 Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate (AFGR) is an estimate of the percentage of an entering freshman class graduating in 4 years. For 2006-07, it equals the total number of diploma recipients in 2006-07 divided by the average membership of the 8th-grade class in 2002-03, the 9th-grade class in 2003-04, and the 10th-grade class in 2004-05.
2 The enrollment base for estimated first-time 9th-graders for the rate was estimated as the average of student membership in grades 8, 9,and 10 in 3 consecutive years.
3 United States total includes the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
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/SecondaryEducation," 2002-03, Version 1b; 2003-04, Version 1b; 2004-05, Version 1a.

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