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Table 5. Public school averaged freshman graduation rate and components, White, 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  80.4 1,818,502 2,295,813 2,248,075 2,404,143 2,235,222
 
Alabama  70.5 24,391 34,581 32,106 36,446 35,192
Alaska  71.3 4,756 6,668 6,334 7,198 6,473
Arizona  88.8 33,363 37,569 38,529 38,046 36,131
Arkansas  76.9 19,563 25,451 24,806 25,983 25,565
California  80.6 140,807 174,644 175,040 179,208 169,686
 
Colorado  82.1 32,999 40,194 39,473 42,109 39,000
Connecticut  86.2 26,482 30,730 30,204 31,481 30,506
Delaware  77.3 4,386 5,670 5,372 6,165 5,474
District of Columbia  81.7 127 155 152 150 164
Florida  70.2 77,144 109,938 100,113 127,998 101,702
 
Georgia  66.6 41,903 62,895 58,837 68,407 61,442
Hawaii  71.9 2,094 2,913 2,778 3,261 2,699
Idaho4  13,921 5,767 17,301
Illinois  87.5 83,613 95,549 95,143 98,687 92,818
Indiana  76.3 48,421 63,443 61,479 65,988 62,861
 
Iowa  87.7 30,708 35,020 34,942 36,130 33,989
Kansas  81.6 24,734 30,297 30,251 31,051 29,588
Kentucky  76.8 33,984 44,230 42,289 47,414 42,989
Louisiana  72.2 20,243 28,056 25,620 29,853 28,696
Maine  78.0 12,552 16,087 15,264 16,337 16,660
 
Maryland  83.5 30,384 36,409 35,239 38,265 35,723
Massachusetts  82.7 47,369 57,273 55,141 59,260 57,417
Michigan  79.0 82,259 104,113 103,569 108,680 100,090
Minnesota  89.1 50,749 56,941 57,270 57,690 55,863
Mississippi  66.6 12,150 18,255 16,953 19,075 18,738
 
Missouri  82.9 47,485 57,275 56,364 59,343 56,119
Montana  84.0 9,191 10,942 10,883 11,157 10,788
Nebraska  91.0 17,242 18,943 18,930 19,481 18,419
Nevada  62.4 9,988 16,017 15,453 17,586 15,012
New Hampshire4  16,456 15,840 16,915 16,612
 
New Jersey  88.7 54,422 61,384 60,541 61,783 61,830
New Mexico  73.4 6,867 9,356 9,235 9,810 9,023
New York  79.1 100,188 126,686 123,932 131,733 124,394
North Carolina  76.4 48,422 63,341 60,025 68,106 61,891
North Dakota  89.3 6,907 7,732 7,718 7,748 7,729
 
Ohio  83.6 97,704 116,890 113,396 122,734 114,542
Oklahoma  77.9 23,714 30,445 29,395 31,466 30,473
Oregon  74.9 26,482 35,357 35,140 36,260 34,671
Pennsylvania  86.3 101,285 117,302 116,103 121,508 114,295
Rhode Island  80.2 7,576 9,444 9,119 9,931 9,282
 
South Carolina4  30,438 27,712 34,094 29,507
South Dakota  86.4 7,879 9,117 9,074 9,245 9,031
Tennessee  71.0 36,254 51,095 49,243 54,103 49,939
Texas  81.5 113,213 138,907 132,495 149,168 135,058
Utah  87.5 26,976 30,837 31,070 30,820 30,620
 
Vermont  79.1 6,315 7,979 7,880 8,294 7,764
Virginia  82.3 48,428 58,821 56,515 62,680 57,269
Washington  76.6 46,943 61,270 60,883 64,201 58,726
West Virginia  77.4 16,249 21,007 20,086 22,133 20,802
Wisconsin  91.8 54,566 59,443 60,422 62,396 55,510
Wyoming  78.8 5,104 6,478 6,416 6,566 6,451
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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