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Table 3. Public school Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate, by year and state or jurisdiction: School years 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, and 2006-07

State or jurisdiction Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate1
2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07
Reporting states2  73.9 75.0 74.7 73.2 73.9
Alabama  64.7 65.0 65.9 66.2 67.1
Alaska  68.0 67.2 64.1 66.5 69.1
Arizona  75.9 66.8 84.7 70.5 69.6
Arkansas  76.6 76.8 75.7 80.4 74.4
California  74.1 73.9 74.6 69.2 70.7
           
Colorado  76.4 78.7 76.7 75.5 76.6
Connecticut  80.9 80.7 80.9 80.9 81.8
Delaware  73.0 72.9 73.1 76.3 71.9
District of Columbia  59.6 68.2 68.8 54.9
Florida  66.7 66.4 64.6 63.6 65.0
           
Georgia  60.8 61.2 61.7 62.4 64.1
Hawaii  71.3 72.6 75.1 75.5 75.4
Idaho  81.4 81.5 81.0 80.5 80.4
Illinois  75.9 80.3 79.4 79.7 79.5
Indiana  75.5 73.5 73.2 73.3 73.9
           
Iowa  85.3 85.8 86.6 86.9 86.5
Kansas  76.9 77.9 79.2 77.6 78.9
Kentucky  71.7 73.0 75.9 77.2 76.4
Louisiana  64.1 69.4 63.9 59.5 61.3
Maine  76.3 77.6 78.6 76.3 78.5
           
Maryland  79.2 79.5 79.3 79.9 80.0
Massachusetts  75.7 79.3 78.7 79.5 80.8
Michigan  74.0 72.5 73.0 72.2 77.0
Minnesota  84.8 84.7 85.9 86.2 86.5
Mississippi  62.7 62.7 63.3 63.5 63.6
           
Missouri  78.3 80.4 80.6 81.0 81.9
Montana  81.0 80.4 81.5 81.9 81.5
Nebraska  85.2 87.6 87.8 87.0 86.3
Nevada  72.3 57.4 55.8 55.8 52.0
New Hampshire  78.2 78.7 80.1 81.1 81.7
           
New Jersey  87.0 86.3 85.1 84.8 84.4
New Mexico  63.1 67.0 65.4 67.3 59.1
New York  60.9 65.3 67.4 68.8
North Carolina  70.1 71.4 72.6 71.8 68.6
North Dakota  86.4 86.1 86.3 82.1 83.1
           
Ohio  79.0 81.3 80.2 79.2 78.7
Oklahoma  76.0 77.0 76.9 77.8 77.8
Oregon  73.7 74.2 74.2 73.0 73.8
Pennsylvania  81.7 82.2 82.5 83.0
Rhode Island  77.7 75.9 78.4 77.8 78.4
           
South Carolina  59.7 60.6 60.1 58.9
South Dakota  83.0 83.7 82.3 84.5 82.5
Tennessee  63.4 66.1 68.5 70.6 72.6
Texas  75.5 76.7 74.0 72.5 71.9
Utah  80.2 83.0 84.4 78.6 76.6
           
Vermont  83.6 85.4 86.5 82.3 88.6
Virginia  80.6 79.3 79.6 74.5 75.5
Washington  74.2 74.6 75.0 72.9 74.8
West Virginia  75.7 76.9 77.3 76.9 78.2
Wisconsin  85.8 86.7 87.5 88.5
Wyoming  73.9 76.0 76.7 76.1 75.8
Department of Defense dependents schools, Bureau of Indian Education, and other jurisdictions 
DoDDS: DoDs Overseas3 
DDESS: DoDs Domestic3 
Bureau of Indian Education 
American Samoa  81.0 80.2 77.9 81.0 84.6
Guam  56.3 48.4
Northern Marianas Islands  65.2 75.3 75.4 80.2 73.6
Puerto Rico  67.8 64.8 61.7 68.6 66.7
U.S. Virgin Islands  53.5 57.7
— 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 Reporting states totals include any of the 50 states and the District of Columbia that reported data.
3 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), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary/Secondary Education," 1998-99, Version 1c; 1999-2000, Version 1c; 2000-01, Version 1b; 2001-02, Version 1b; 2002-03, Version 1b; and "NCES Common Core of Data State Dropout and Completion Data File," School Year 2005-06, Version 1b;2006-07, Version 1a.

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