The Condition of Education 2014

Elementary and Secondary Education

Public High School Graduation Rates

In school year 2011–12, some 3.1 million public high school students, or 81 percent, graduated on time with a regular diploma. Among all public high school students, Asian/Pacific Islanders had the highest graduation rate (93 percent), followed by Whites (85 percent), Hispanics (76 percent), and American Indian/Alaska Natives and Blacks (each at 68 percent).

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Averaged freshman graduation rate (AFGR) for public high school students, by race/ethnicity: School year 2011–12

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD).