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Common Core of Data (CCD)

Table 1. Averaged Freshman Graduation Rate (AFGR), by state and locale: School year 2008–09

Locale
City Suburb Town Rural
State AFGR AFGR AFGR AFGR
Reporting states  69.2   80.3   78.4   79.3
               
Alabama  63.9   74.7   72.4   70.9
Alaska  74.2   40.0 ! 76.3   67.8
Arizona  72.7   80.1   71.6   76.6
Arkansas  71.0   69.8   75.1   77.5
California       
Colorado  72.0   81.7   77.6   79.4
Connecticut  69.7   77.3   63.5   83.1
Delaware  59.8   68.4   67.1   83.0
District of Columbia  65.6      
Florida  65.5   69.4   66.3   72.2
Georgia  58.5   70.9   67.4   68.7
Hawaii    75.3 !  
Idaho  82.5   74.3   81.4   81.7
Illinois  60.3   81.8   84.4   89.7
Indiana  64.5   81.1   76.5   80.4
Iowa  77.0   95.6   86.8   91.0
Kansas  72.5   87.8   79.4   85.8
Kentucky  74.7   81.9   78.9   77.6
Louisiana  61.0   70.4   67.6   65.4
Maine  78.7   82.2   81.3   82.8
Maryland  59.8   82.9   84.4   82.6
Massachusetts  73.5   82.4   81.1   86.1
Michigan  62.4   82.0   82.5   81.2
Minnesota  76.3   85.9   89.0   86.0
Mississippi  57.1   67.7   60.3   63.9
Missouri  70.6   86.9   84.8   84.2
Montana  100.0     92.1   82.2
Nebraska  72.7   90.7   83.5   90.7
Nevada       
New Hampshire  84.2   89.9   84.6   86.3
New Jersey  76.6   87.1   87.4   90.0
New Mexico  62.0   71.6   64.6   68.7
New York  78.5   88.7   79.4   84.2
North Carolina  76.8   74.7   72.4   74.6
North Dakota  91.3   84.8   88.3   85.8
Ohio  57.4   85.1   84.2   86.9
Oklahoma  65.7   81.8   80.2   82.9
Oregon  78.6   79.3   76.3   76.7
Pennsylvania  61.9   88.7   83.9   87.1
Rhode Island  72.4   76.3   83.6 ! 83.7
South Carolina  62.6   70.2   62.0   67.3
South Dakota  76.3     82.6   82.7
Tennessee  71.2   76.8   76.5   84.4
Texas  69.5   79.5   76.0   81.0
Utah  71.4   79.1   81.5   81.8
Vermont       
Virginia  67.0   84.9   75.4   78.4
Washington  70.9   75.3   72.7   77.2
West Virginia  77.6   78.2   76.3   77.9
Wisconsin  81.0   94.3   94.8   92.1
Wyoming  68.1     78.1   79.8
— Not available. State or jurisdiction did not report.
† Not applicable.
! Interpret data with caution. Estimate based on one school districts.
NOTE: AFGR is an estimate of the percentage of an entering freshman class graduating in 4 years. For 2008–09, it equals the total number of diploma recipients in 2008–09 divided by the average membership of the 8th-grade class in 2004–05, the 9th-grade class in 2005–06, and the 10th-grade class in 2006–07. Rates are based on average rates across disticts within each locale type weighted by each district's enrollment base of first-time freshmen.
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 2008–09, Version 1a and "Local Education Agency Universe Survey," 2008–09, Version 1a..

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