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Public High School Dropouts and Completers from the Common Core of Data: School Year 2000-01
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Table 7. Four-year high school completion rates, by race/ethnicity and state: School year 2000-01
State Total Race/ethnicity
American Indian/
Alaska Native
Asian/ Pacific Islander Hispanic Black, non-Hispanic White, non-Hispanic
Alabama
80.0 90.1 89.3 71.9 78.6 80.6
Alaska
75.2 64.1 77.6 65.4 68.6 79.5
Arizona1
68.3
Arkansas
79.1 71.1 86.6 68.0 73.8 81.1
California
 
Colorado
Connecticut
86.6 75.9 90.4 66.6 77.4 91.1
Delaware
81.6 88.2 91.3 70.2 74.6 84.8
District of Columbia
Florida
 
Georgia
71.1 69.9 85.3 59.8 65.3 74.9
Hawaii
77.7 68.5 79.3 70.4 71.4 74.3
Idaho1
76.9 54.7 82.8 56.4 73.7 78.9
Illinois
75.8 67.2 89.9 60.8 52.8 85.1
Indiana
 
Iowa
89.2 73.7 93.9 66.0 70.7 90.3
Kansas
Kentucky
79.9 97.6 93.7 87.5 76.5 85.4
Louisiana
65.0 55.5 74.2 62.0 57.4 71.6
Maine
86.5 82.0 79.4 84.9 76.3 86.7
 
Maryland
83.2 81.7 93.5 84.3 76.9 86.3
Massachusetts
86.3 80.2 85.6 66.0 76.6 89.9
Michigan
Minnesota
82.5 45.4 74.7 52.4 48.2 87.0
Mississippi
77.3 60.7 87.3 74.2 73.6 81.1
 
Missouri
81.0 80.1 87.6 72.3 69.6 83.1
Montana
82.1 57.5 83.7 73.2 75.0 84.8
Nebraska
83.9 46.5 84.9 61.6 60.1 87.5
Nevada
73.5 73.0 78.8 58.9 66.7 78.8
New Hampshire
 
New Jersey
88.0 85.2 94.8 78.4 76.7 92.5
New Mexico
74.4 73.9 73.2 68.5 75.8 81.8
New York
81.6 73.1 87.5 61.3 67.7 90.5
North Carolina
North Dakota
90.1 58.0 81.4 76.1 77.0 92.8
 
Ohio
81.0 68.1 90.1 62.4 58.9 85.4
Oklahoma
79.2 79.7 88.6 65.2 70.4 81.2
Oregon
76.4 60.6 81.2 55.0 62.4 79.0
Pennsylvania
84.0 60.8 86.1 42.3 73.3 88.2
Rhode Island
79.8 69.1 71.5 61.5 68.3 84.2
 
South Carolina
South Dakota
84.6 42.1 89.2 71.4 58.6 88.5
Tennessee
79.5
Texas
Utah
82.6 67.4 76.8 60.8 61.2 84.9
 
Vermont
81.9
Virginia
83.8 80.4 87.5 73.4 77.1 86.7
Washington
West Virginia
83.4 77.3 94.2 83.1 78.6 83.5
Wisconsin
90.0 73.1 88.6 70.5 55.2 94.2
Wyoming
76.5 46.9 86.3 59.0 67.1 78.5
Department of Defense (DoD) dependents schools, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and outlying areas
DoD schools (overseas)
DoD schools (domestic)
Bureau of Indian Affairs
American Samoa
90.0 0.0 90.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Guam
51.2 0.0 52.2 30.0 13.6 24.5
Northern Marianas
64.5 0.0 64.5 0.0 0.0 50.0
Puerto Rico
94.6 0.0 0.0 94.6 0.0 0.0
Virgin Islands
72.3 75.0 100.0 59.4 73.7 62.5
—Not available.
1Values for 1 year of the 4-year completion rate denominator are imputed. See the Technical Notes for more details.
NOTE: High school completers includes regular and other diplomas as well as other completers, but does not include high school equivalencies (e.g., GED). The completion rate by race/ethnicity is calculated by dividing the number of high school completers by the number of high school completers and dropouts over a 4-year period in a specific racial group. A state that reported completers but not by race/ethnicity would not have a high school completion rate by race/ethnicity. Other completer data are missing in the following states: Wisconsin and Wyoming. Caution should be used when interpreting results by race/ethnicity as some of the racial/ethnic group populations are quite small in some states. To see the percentage of individuals in each racial/ethnic group in the state, see appendix table A-2. American Samoa and Puerto Rico reported all of their students in one category of race/ethnicity.
SOURCE: Data are reported by states to the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Local Education Agency Universe Dropout and Completion Data File: School Year 2000-01" Version 1a.

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