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Dropout Rates in the United States: 2000

Tables and Figures

Tables

Table A—Percentage of 15- through 24-year-olds who dropped out of grades 10-12 in the past year, percentage of 16- through 24-year-olds who were dropouts, and percentage of 18- through 24-year-olds who had completed high school, by race/ethnicity:October 2000

Table 1—Event dropout rates and number and distribution of 15- through 24-year-olds who dropped out of grades 10-12, by background characteristics: October 2000

Table 2—Event dropout rates for grades 9-12, by state: 1993-94 through 1998-99

Table 3—Status dropout rates and number and distribution of dropouts of 16- through 24-year-olds, by background characteristics: October 2000

Table 4—High school completion rates, and number and distribution of completers ages 18-24 not currently enrolled in high school or below, by background characteristics: October 2000

Figures

Figure A—Percentage of 15- through 24-year-olds who dropped out of grades 10-12 in the past year, percentage of 16- through 24-year-olds who were dropouts, and percentage of 18- through 24-year-olds who had completed high school: October 1972 through October 2000

Figure 1—Event dropout rates of 15- through 24-year-olds who dropped out of grades 10-12, by family income: October 1972 through October 2000

Figure 2—Status dropout rates of 16- through 24-year-olds, by race/ethnicity: October 1972 through October 2000

Figure 3—High school completion rates of 18- through 24-year-olds not currently enrolled in high school or below, by race/ethnicity: October 1972 through October 2000

Figure 4—High school completion rates of 18- through 24-year-olds not currently enrolled in high school or below, by state: October 1998-2000
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