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Public High School Dropouts and Completers from the Common Core of Data: School Years 1991-92 through 1997-98
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Table J.—Number of states with high school four-year completion rates of less than 60 percent or 80 percent or more, by race/ethnicity: School years 1996–97 and 1997–98
Race/ethnicity Less than 60 percent 80 percent or more
1996–97 (29) 1997–98 (28) 1996–97 (29) 1997–98 (28)
American Indian/Alaska Native
10 9 3 3
Asian/Pacific Islander
0 0 21 23
Hispanic
10 6 3 2
Black
10 6 1 1
White
0 0 20 20
 
NOTE: The number of states reporting dropout and completion rate data needed to calculate the completion rate by race/ethnicity each year appear in the parentheses after the year.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data, "Local Education Agency Universe Dropout File: School Year 1997–98," and "Local Education Agency Universe Dropout Data and Completion File: School Years 1991–92 through 1996–97."

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